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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Browser Ghost Image Briefly Appears

I am regularly seeing the top edge of another Chrome browser window in the bottom right of my Macbook Air screen (OS 10.11.6). I can't see enough of the window to view the contents, but it only last ...
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open -g command still opens application in the foreground

When I run the command open -ga /Applications/Google_Chrome.app http://example.com the application behaves normally and opens the url in Chrome without bringing the application to the foreground. But ...
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Chrome downloads all files as MP4A

I am a new Mac user of less than a year. One of the first things I did was to install my favorite web browser - Google Chrome. However, there is this annonying issue each time I try to download any ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on browsing to one website

I have a 2010 MBP. Just in the last day or so, whenever I try to browse to Facebook (www.facebook.com), I get a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error. This is what is displayed in Chrome, however I cannot ...
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Why does my Keyboard not allow me to finish writing my e-mail, but work otherwise? Video Link

MacBook Pro (Late 2011), OS X 10.10.4. Increasingly Mail.app (Ver. 8.2) and Chrome (Version 43.0.2357.130 (64-bit)) do not allow me to type the rest of my input. This evening it happened and was ...
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Chrome-like inline search highlighting in Safari?

I just switched over from using Chrome to Safari and I really like it, but I find the search function in Safari very limiting. Are there any extensions for Chrome-like highlighting in Safari? For ...
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How to detect if chrome (or any other app) is playing sound using bash/applescript

I am writing a script to turn off audio on my mac, but need to check if its coming from the browser or an app (say Spotify). Is there a way to detect which app is playing sound?
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Chrome Remote Desktop iOS mapping CMD key

I'm using the Bluetooth Apple Keyboard with Chrome Remote Desktop on my iPad and I would like to map the CMD key to the Windows key. This is the default behaviour on Chrome Remote Desktop on OS X, ...
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Full screen chrome without switching to new space

Is it possible to full screen chrome without having it switch to a new space? I use 2 monitors and full screen mode makes my second monitor unusable when chrome is in FS mode commandshiftf Is there ...
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How to avoid display HTTPS certificate warning in Chrome

When I browse with Chrome on a web site that has an invalid certificate for some reason (eg my NAS Synology using HTTPS protocol) a warning message like the following Chrome appears to me: If I ...
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Why does a click on a website zooms in on a part of the page?

I'm not sure this is even a Mac issue, but when using Gmail on Chrome with OSX, clicking on certain parts of the page makes them zoom in. It's a little hard to explain, so here's a vid: https://www....
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How to restore chrome tabs after my Mac got crashed and was subject to reboot automatically?

My Mac got crashed and was forced to be restarted automatically. And so my Chrome and Chromium session were gone too, on which when I opened them after the reboot of my Mac, "restore the last session" ...
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Glitches appear on facebook chat window when using Mac Book Pro

At the bottom of my Facebook chat, there are irritating glitches that I cannot unsee now. The arrows point to the red box indicating the errors. I use the Chrome browser on Mavericks. Is this common ...
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VLC and Chrome freeze on start

Since last week I can't open VLC and Google Chrome, it freezes immediately after opening. It's the report output for VLC: Date/Time: 2014-01-29 23:10:52 +0330 OS Version: 10.9.1 (Build ...
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How should I analyze and solve issues with web browsers?

Currently I am getting pretty mad about "web-browsing" using my mac (os x 10.9). Of course I tried all the major browser, like chrome, firefox and safari, but unfortunately they are driving me crazy....
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Chrome loads very slowly while Safari very fast

Chrome loads any web page very slowly. Even making a google search takes more than 15 seconds while the same occurs in Safari instantaneously. I cleared the cache and disabled NPAPI plugins as ...
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Playing MIDI in Firefox and Chrome

Playing midi files in either Chrome or Firefox used to be easy: it just worked by invoking Quicktime. However, Quicktime stopped supporting midi after version 7.6.6. After upgrading, the same websites ...
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Google Chrome Crash on Startup

I prefer to use Safari but I'm going into web design so I want to have a few browsers on my MacBook to view my work. When I try and open Chrome, it crashes on startup. This has been a problem since I ...
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Cannot activate any programs except Chrome -> coreservicesd crash

I suddenly started experiencing an error in which Chrome is the only application that will accept any input. I can use the mouse to bring other windows to the front, but they will not accept keyboard ...
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Google Chrome not responding on Lion

I have this irritating issue with the latest version of Chrome on my Air running Lion. At least once a day it ceases to work. It doesnt freeze or crash, it just will not search or go to any sites. If ...
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google chrome prints in black & white only

Using Chrome v20 on OSX 10.6.8 on two boxes. Chrome Print dialog opens without the color/b&w option, always prints in b&w regardless of which printer I choose (I have several available). If I ...
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Why do Firefox and Chrome crash on my Macbook Pro?

I have trouble running Firefox and Chrome on my Mac. Firefox is crashing from time to time: http://pastebin.com/UYYjPbZe Chrome crashes right after installation, it couldn't run it even once: http://...
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Chrome shortcut for selecting web content

Is there a keyboard shortcut in Chrome (on OS X) to let me select the web page content? Sometimes after I go to a web page I want to start scrolling using my space bar but it gets stuck in a textbox ...
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Chrome continues running even when Mac should be is asleep

I have the latest version of Chrome running on my Mac. I've noticed that even when I close the old intending to put my computer to sleep, Chrome continues running. I know this is the case because I ...
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How to control (only) Youtube Music with media keys

Is there a way to control only YouTube Music with media keys? Currently, if I have YT Music playing in some window in the background and then open a YouTube video and want to pause the music - YouTube ...
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Strange video glitch in Chrome browser

macOS Catalina Version 10.15.7 MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) 18s video on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mk-jj-MZ-CM Tiny preview below: I like art but this is annoying. Last time restarting machine ...
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How do I restrict internet access to specific hours in iOS 14?

I want to disable Safari and Chrome after 11pm at night. I should be in bed sleeping at that point, and not on the internet, so I find that restriction very helpful to break my bad sleep hygiene ...
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'defaults write com.google.Chrome PasswordManagerEnabled true' has no effect

'defaults write com.google.Chrome PasswordManagerEnabled' has no effect. Neither the contents of /Library/Managed Preferences/com.google.Chrome.plist nor that of /Library/Managed Preferences/<...
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DNS settings different between Chrome and Firefox

I have an odd issue that I hope someone can help on. I recently switched hosting providers for a subdomain on our website (the main domain is still at the old host). The DNS settings for this ...
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Downloads from browsers are broken, downloads using wget or curl are not

I restored my mac after getting it back from Apple. It had a busted logic board. After getting it back any download from any browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc) is flagged by macOS as damaged and ...
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How to open Chrome's Internal Pages from terminal

I want to open chrome's internal pages like chrome://version via terminal. I know I can use the open command to open any URL, but how to open the internal pages? I tried open -a Google\ Chrome "...
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How To make the tab bar/address bar thinner on Chrome?

I'm looking for a way to reduce the header space that chrome requires. On Safari, the tab bar is quite thin, compared to chrome where it's about 1.5x larger. Is there any way to reduce the height of ...
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How do I make my iPad forget about Chrome browser?

I have or rather had Chrome on my iPad but it refuses to update because it was acquired using another AppleID. I then deleted it with the intention to reinstall using my current AppleID. But that is ...
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detaching a chrome tab on catalina causes a jump to a different workspace

It is my habit to have dozens of chrome tabs open across a dozen workspaces in macOS. Often I want to to re-organize these tabs. For example, I may have an instance of chrome on workspace 5 with 10 ...
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Cannot reset Chrome (Mac)

I've been getting a problem with Chrome where it keeps crashing when I try to refresh a web page. Bear in mind this only appears to happen on a local .html file that I'm building. So I tried to reset ...
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How to change .webloc file icon?

Chrome is my default web browser. Sometimes, I drag URLs from the Chrome address bar to the desktop. When I do this, they always take the Safari "webloc" icon. How can I pick another icon, like ...
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Why does Safari zoom-out on SE after navigating backwards in split-screen view?

Oh, the rabbit-holes I find myself in when browsing SE (and in general)... Not sure if it's a Safari or Stack Exchange bug.. Chrome has the opposite problem. When following a link on SE and then ...
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enabling javascript in Chrome using an AppleScript

Is it possible to enable Javascript in Chrome aside from manually scrolling through the View menu? I tried scripting it, but it didn't execute or list any errors: activate application "Google Chrome"...
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How to use scrollwheel (middle mouse button) to open link in new tab in Chrome

Before I upgraded to Catalina, in Chrome I could just middle-click on a link to open it in a new tab. And life was great. After upgrading to Catalina, this still works in Safari but for whatever ...
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How can I remove Chrome app (not Chrome itself)?

Once I've installed Postman app for Chrome. Then they deployed native mac os app and Chrome version was deprecated. The problem is that I don't have Postman in the list of installed apps in Chrome so ...
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What should I expect about the battery for a new macbook pro

I bought a new 2019 MacBook Pro, 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5. I feel like the battery is not as described. I tried with open only one Youtube video on chrome, set the brightness to 75%,and the battery ...
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AppleScript to fast forward YouTube videos

I'm trying to use AppleScript to fast forward YouTube videos by 10 seconds in Chrome, but the following code doesn't work; I get missing value as output, instead. What I am doing wrong? tell ...
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Bluetooth headset always receiving audio, even when none is playing

I have a Bluetooth headset (MPOW-059) that I use to listen to audio on my Macbook Pro. In the past few months, I've noticed something odd - it always seems to be receiving an audio signal from the ...
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Chrome 76 text highlight bug

I am running Google Chrome 76+ on macOS Mojave 10.14.6. I have come across an issue where highlighting text in the browser will fail randomly. I ran into it enough times that I started trying to ...
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Issue on macOS High Sierra - how can I make the Chrome background black?

I have multiple Google user accounts. My primary one is has a white background in Chrome, but the secondary one has a black background. I much prefer the black background, but I cannot figure out how ...
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Copy/Paste issues with chrome apps for non English input methods

When using any chrome app while on a non-English input, Copy&Paste shortcuts aren't working. When using the same web app via browser tabs or any other Mac app, there's no issue. When switching ...
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Putting AirPods in case automatically starts music/video on Mac

Reproduce: Connect AirPods to MacBook Start a video in YouTube (using Google Chrome) Stop a video in YouTube Put AirPods in case Result: YouTube video automatically starts playing in a couple of ...
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Various troubles playing Web videos across different browsers

YouTube/Facebook videos fast-forwarding in Safari, not playing at all in Chrome, out of sync with sound in Firefox For the past few weeks or so I found that on both my Macs (an iMac Late 2013 running ...
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macOS Mojave suddenly changes focus to a Chrome window

For some reason, when I am working on my MacBook Pro (15", 2018) either typing or doing whatever, the focus changes to a specific Chrome window for no apparent reason. The window that the focus goes ...
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macOS: Switch to last active window

When task switching from Google Chrome to another window and then back to Chrome I am taken to a different Chrome window rather than the window I was originally on. E.g. scenario: I have 3 desktop. ...