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Questions tagged [google-chrome]

Google's web browser, for viewing web pages on the internet. Based on the WebKit rendering engine, currently available for Intel Macs.

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Prevent specific app from unnecessarily activating discrete graphics

Some apps (Chrome-based browsers, TeamViewer) activate the discrete graphics card, even though the integrated graphics has enough power to run the app. This reduces the battery life of my 2018 MacBook ...
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Why is twitter unreachable from Chrome but not Safari?

I am using macOS 10.13.6. When I go to www.twitter.com in Google Chrome I get a This site can't be reached. https://www.twitter.com/ is unreachable. ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE On the same machine I can ...
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WhatsApp Web not working on macOS Mojave 10.14.2

WhatsApp Web used to work all right. It works fine on my other 2012 MacBook, but not working on my Late 2013 MacBook. When attempting to open the Web app, the QR code continues to load indefinitely. ...
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Chrome multi-account and default session when opening urls

I have 2 accounts on Chrome on my Mac: personal and pro. I do not understand the pattern/setting that chooses the Chrome session to open an url from Slack (or any other app). The only thing I know, ...
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When in Chrome Full Screen, sometimes the menu bar doesn't slide down when mouse over the top of the screen

I use Chrome in full-screen mode all the time, and constantly have to hover my mouse over the top to show the menu bar (sometimes I need to check which keyboard layout I'm using, or the time, or how ...
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Import Chrome bookmarks to Safari under iOS

I just wanted to know if it is possible to import Chrome bookmarks into Safari on iOS? I’m using Safari on my iPhone but I am using Chrome for work. And now I just want to have all my bookmarks ...
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Google Chrome: Prevent websites from overriding the default behavior of Command + Right/Left Arrow

By default, Command + →/← advance forward/backward in the browser history. Certain websites (whom I won't call out) seem to do some sort of JavaScript thing that overrides this behavior, e.g. causing ...
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Internal macbook pro microphone not working on any browser, but working in apps (skype, slack, photo booth)

Specs: MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) macOS Mojave v10.14.2 chrome version 71.0.3578.98 safari version 12.0.2 Using this website I can see the line but it isn't moving. The problem occurs ...
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play-with-mpv python server problem

I'm used to use Play with MPV Chrome extension on Arch linux which works also on MacOS. The problem is it isn't working as service for me on MacOS. If I start directly play-with-mpv in terminal, the ...
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How do I share a chrome tab via AirDrop?

I'd like to share my current Chrome page on macOS via AirDrop to an iOS device so that I can open it up in mobile Safari. If I use Safari on a desktop, this is easily done via: Share > AirDrop. Is ...
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Why system-wide socks proxy doesn't work for Chrome?

First of all, I'm not asking how to enable proxy in Chrome. I've already done it with SwitchySharp extension. The question I'm about to ask, is the mechanism under OSX's network preference setting ...
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Chrome will not open in the correct desktop screen

I have three screens with my MacBook pro, 13-inch 2017, running macOS Mojave v10.14.1. There's this extremely aggravating behavior where Chrome will only open in my bottom screen two are arranged ...
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How do I remove notifications from certain websites not in my Chrome or Safari browsers?

I am getting notifications from sites I have visited in the past such as SitePoint. I have gone to the Chrome extensions and I do not see it there and I checked out my MacBook notifications, nothing ...
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All Chrome browser windows go fullscreen for no reason on second monitor

Anyone else experience this, have any idea how to prevent it from happening, or know what is causing it? I roll with a bunch of Chrome browser windows open which have a varying number of active tabs. ...
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Chrome command line : Provide custom “Chrome Safe Storage” Keychain password

To decrypt Cookies and passwords, Chrome needs the "Chrome Safe Storage" password stored in the Keychain. I want to be able to run Chrome with a different "Chrome Safe Storage" password. Is there ...
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Applescript: save all open tabs in Chrome to PDF

I would like to make an AppleScript that saves all of the open tabs in the front window in Google Chrome to a PDF. Here is my working MWE so far: tell application "Google Chrome" set allTabs to ...
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Chrome “copy image” acting weird since Mojave update

Ever since I've upgraded my MBP 2015 to Mojave, Chrome's "Copy Image" option has been quite quirky. Before the update, the option copied the image properly, and pasting it to websites/apps that ...
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How to set all Google Chrome notifications act like alerts?

According to Settings > Notifications there are two types of notifications Banners and Alerts. Banners appear in the upper-right corner and go away automatically. Alerts stay on screen until ...
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How to enable all macOS Services keyboard shortcuts in Google Chrome?

I'm using macOS 10.13.x and MacVim 8.1.280 (151). MacVim adds a handy "New MacVim Buffer With Selection" service to the macOS service menu. It has a keyboard shortcut of control-command-v. In most ...
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Fix apple macbook pro 10.6.8 [closed]

I have a Mac Book Pro 10.6.8 and I cant operate safari, and chrome is outdated? Is there anythingI can do, or do I just need a new computer? I was told my lap top was ancient.
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Download after chrome window is closed

I don't have any specifics on when this changed but it was with a recent chrome update. It used to be that chrome would continue to download even after you close the window. After you close the window ...
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Installing chrome extension - mac OS

I would like to install a 3rd party chrome extension. I don't know how to install it, the extension is not available in chromestore. I've found it on github. Any light on installing this extension. ...
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Slow animations/graphics after waking from sleep or sometimes at random

Product: Model Name: MacBook Pro Model Identifier: MacBookPro11,4 Processor Name: Intel Core i7 Processor Speed: 2,2 GHz Number of Processors: 1 Total Number of Cores: 4 L2 Cache (per Core): 256 KB ...
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How do I recover bookmarks on chrome for Mac? [duplicate]

Alright so today, my chrome decided to just simply not load anything. No matter what url you visited, it just wouldn't load. However, when I browsed as a guest, chrome worked perfectly fine. So from ...
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Chrome on Mac: Annoying floating window

Recently I see a floating window when using Google Chrome on Mac. I can't close it. It appears on top of any web page. When I right click on the Window, there's a menu shown as below: Would you ...
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Chrome & Brave Logging me out every time after ProtonVPN install/uninstall

So I use two browsers: Chrome and Brave. Normally I just have all my accounts auto-login on both browsers (self-explanatory). However, the other day I installed ProtonVpn, but for some reason, it ...
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Is there a way to re-enable “old-style” quit in Chrome? [duplicate]

I've just turned on my old Macbook for the first time in a couple years and found that now I have to hold command + Q in order to quit Chrome, whereas I used to be able to just tap it. I prefer the ...
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Cannot copy and paste in Chrome with macOS Mojave

I just upgraded to macOS Mojave and noticed something weird. When using Google Chrome, I cannot copy and paste with keyboard shortcuts. I thought maybe the keyboard was broken, but it works in other ...
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How do I list, read, and copy files out of the Firefox cache?

In Firefox on the Mac 63 is there a straightforward technique, tool, or browser extension for seeing the files my browser has saved in the cache and possibly moving them elsewhere? Ideally I'd like ...
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Weird cursor bug in Chrome in fullscreen mode

Chrome in fullscreen mode shows a really weird cursor when hovering over links. Sometimes it is half a cursor, sometimes it is three cursors and sometimes it is all of that in rapid change. I am using ...
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Why is “Hide Others” keyboard shortcut missing on macOS Chrome?

I've noticed within the last week that the commandoptionh keyboard shortcut to Menubar / Chrome / Hide Others has disappeared from the latest version of Google Chrome (70.0.3538.77) on macOS (10.13.6) ...
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Use Option as Meta (Readline shortcuts in Chrome and other GUI Apps)

I swear that readline commands used to work previously in macOS. Now whenever I press Option + b, I get an integral symbol: ∫. In the Terminal, there is an option under keyboard preferences Use ...
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Can no longer drag photos to desktop

I used to be able to drag images to my desktop. This now seems broken. Here's a video of the problem. Basically, I'll drag an image (doesn't matter from where) to my desktop and it will not appear as ...
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Start Chrome in Application Mode

How do I do the following equivalent of Windows on a Mac? "path\to\chrome\chrome.exe" --app=http://facebook.com Link to Windows question. There used to be a lifehacker guide to do this but ...
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Chrome loading inconsistently after Mojave upgrade

After the Mojave upgrade my Google Chrome has consistently loaded slow and often will spin and not to connect to a website. The option is to switch to Safari (AS I Am doing now) I have reset chrome, ...
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“Hold Cmd-Q to Quit” from Chrome

Has anyone else noticed that Chrome refuses to quit instantly when using CmdQ? Happens with one or several tabs open... All the other apps I run can be ended by typing / tapping briefly CmdQ, but ...
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WebGL2 canvas causing screen flickering on macos chrome / firefox

While testing new webgl2 features I noticed that quite often screen flickers on MacOS Mojave 10.14. Flickering is more frequent in Chrome (69.0.3497.100), than in Firefox (62.0.3). Also on Opera ...
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iPad: Show website full-screen with hidden controls, address bar and iOS status bar

My iPad running iOS 12.0.1 is displaying a locked website to visitors. How can I let browser full-screen, without URL bar and status bar? I couldn't find related options in Safari or Chrome.
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Is it possible to open Chrome's databases.db in another MacBook?

This is in response to another question I found interesting. Is it possible for an attacker to copy Chrome passwords found in /Users/$USER/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/databases/...
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Verdana always appears as bold in Safari

This started happening when I updated to Mojave. On many sites I've visited that use Verdana, only the bold font face shows up, even though it is not marked bold in inspect element, nor does it appear ...
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Is there a way to open separate instance of chrome where CMD Q doesn't close all chrome windows?

I'm using MacOS 10.13.6 (High Seirra) I was reading through some ways to launch new windows of Chrome on macOS and keep running into the same problem; How can I launch multiple instances of Chrome ...
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Auto Adding from Google Chrome to macOS Notes

How do I make it possible to add stuff (text, links, images) from Google Chrome to macOS Notes app? (It's available on right click or through extension to Evernote, Milanote, and so on, but not for ...
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keyboard shortcut is driving me crazy, how do I get rid of it?

I use the keyboard shortcut CommandOptionL to lock my machine. For the most part this works, but not if Chrome is in focus. In Chrome, when I use that combination, it opens the "Downloads" page in a ...
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Why do macOS application-specific keyboard shortcuts involving modifiers: ⌥, ⇧ not work with latest Chrome?

macOS configured per-application keyboard shortcuts including at least ⌥+⇧ (Option+Shift) are broken. Occurs with Google Chrome version: 69.0.3497.100 (Official Build) (64-bit) And macOS Mojave, ...
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Passing non-http URI to Google Chrome

I'm using Bwana to read manpages using Google Chrome 69.0.3497.100 (64Bit). Now I want to define a zsh command that opens a man page in Chrome. I think of something like % bwana ls that opens Google ...
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How to stop Finder window from disappearing during drag and drop from Chrome?

While downloading files, I want to drag them from the bottom download bar in Chrome, the Finder disappears behind the Chrome window when I try to drag and drop the file. Is there a way to lock the ...
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On High Sierra, cannot print a Medium blog post with code, without the code being cropped out

This question is intentionally very similar to https://superuser.com/questions/1262334/on-windows-cannot-print-a-medium-blog-post-without-code-being-cropped-out but since then I escaped to the safe ...
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Chrome: When menubar displays, webpage shifts down

All of a sudden, a couple weeks ago, I've noticed that whenever I hover my mouse at the top of my chrome browser while in fullscreen, when the top menu bar appears it shifts the whole webpage a couple ...
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macOS: How to open a local HTML file with URL parameters

I want to start a Kantu web macro from the command line on Mac. Essentially this is as simple as opening the Chrome or Firefox browser with a local HTML page (which contains the macro code). All works ...
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Viewing Google Chrome (v69+) Cache on Mac OSX

I recently viewed an image from Imgur on Google Chrome for Mac. The image is no longer available, and I would like to fish it out of my cache. chrome://cache no longer works. Looking through the files ...