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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Found a 52.1GB file related to google in mac 'private' folder. can I delete this?

I checked the storage on my macbook and discovered the 'system' was using nearly 150 GB. I looked around online and discovered the app OmniDiskSweeper. I gave it a go and discovered a massive file ...
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Restoring Chrome cookies

I use Google Chrome as my browser. I deleted Chrome cookies and there are some files that were stored in the cookies for a note taking web application I use. I want to restore the files that were ...
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How can i open a URL in Chome Incognito using Applescript? [duplicate]

I want to create a Applescript for open a URL in Chrome Incognito, but i cant find how to do that, always the incognito open, but the url load in normal tab. Any ideas? Thanks.
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Cannot flush cache

No matter what I do, I cannot get a web site to load after something changes with the DNS. For instance, if meh.blah.example.com had a misconfigured DNS value and produced an ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED ...
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Using Google Chrome on macOS to run Windows executable (.EXE files)

My students write code in Lazarus IDE on PC running Windows 7, using Pascal programming language, and get a .exe file as their final product. Is there a way to open these files within Google Chrome ...
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Passwords in Chrome

I forgot one of my passwords stored in Chrome. When I navigate to the page Chrome offers to auto-fill it in. I need to know the password. I checked Settings, it says View and manage saved passwords ...
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Does Safari and Google Chrome for macOS use the same rendering engine?

Google Chrome uses Blink rendering engine, while Safari uses WebKit. But, in iOS, Google Chrome uses WebKit. My question is, does Google Chrome macOS client uses WebKit rendering engine too?
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Google Chrome won't Force Quit and Keeps Relaunching - MacBook

I have been trying to force quit Google Chrome, I realise there is some malware issue, however I still Don't know what to do! Please can someone HELP me! Thanks
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Fluid: Fluid links open using Fluid browser instead of my default browser (Chrome)

I have created a couple of Fluid Apps to run Google Calendar and Gmail. These work fine except that web links launched from them also launch in Fluid itself, rather than in my default browser, which ...
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How can I open certain links in Google Chrome, which is not my default browser? [duplicate]

My default browser is Safari. I would like to open all Google Meet links (e.g. https://meet.google.com/xxx-xxxx-xxx) to open in Google Chrome. I open these links from a calendar event in Apple's ...
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2019 Update: Where does Chrome store cookies on Mac?

Apparently the location noted in: Where are Google Chrome cookies stored on a Mac? is outdated. This tree no longer exists: ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default/Cookies
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Verify and load mDNSResponder plist file

As mentioned here, in my macbook only chrome is able to resolve any given host but any other application is not able to do it. As mentioned in the answer, I tried to edit the file and unload/load the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...