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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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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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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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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macOS change chrome default geolocation?

By mistake, Chrome set my default location and search domain to Romania. How to change it back on macOS. I know this is possible because I have done it before. I just forgot to properly record how I ...
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macOS goes crazy: tabs open in new window, applications show up slowly, scrolling is slow

I am having a very annoying problem which is very hard to reproduce and describe. Sometime, suddenly, my macOS turns crazy. The symptoms I witness are: In the browser (Chrome or Safari) clicking a ...
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Chrome loses sound input and mouse with Thunderbolt setup

Have a couple of weird things going on with Chrome and external devices on my MacBook Air 2014 (OS 10.11.6). I have a setup where I have several devices connected to my MacBook via Thuderbolt port ...
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Webpages slow, unresponsive on one Mac – but not another Mac on the same network

I'm experiencing a particular website that is extremely slow (unresponsive, to be honest) on one of my Macs, but not another Mac on my home network. My iPad is also responsive. There may be more ...
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Chrome popups impossible to find

I have a MacBook Pro with two external monitors connected. I also use Spaces, so I have three displays visible at any time, and a couple of virtual desktops, and a couple of apps running full screen. ...
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Extension : Multi-highlight on safari

I'm not sure this topic is appropriate for this forum but I'm looking for a Multi-highlight extension or AppleScript for Safari. I using Multi-highlight for Google Chrome at the moment but I would ...
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change HTTP headers of Chrome and Firefox

Browsers send HTTP Accept headers. This is an example of one: text/html, */*; q=0.01 gzip, deflate en-US,en;q=0.8,sl;q=0.6 You can get yours here. How can I change curent headers from terminal app ...
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Chrome kills my 16gb ram new iMac but runs fine on 2gb 5yr old Air?

I like using Chrome as it has a lot of the plugins I need for Web Dev. However, it kills my new iMac - having more than 6 tabs open affects the performance dramatically. Oddly enough this does not ...
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Enable chrome://flags/#enable-npapi via Puppet manifest

Any ideas how a Puppet manifest for OS X should look like to enable the use of NPAPI plugins in Chrome on managed clients? I would like to enable this settings for a big group of users remotely.
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Cast to multiple Chromecasts from the same computer

Is it possible to cast either the same tab or different tabs from one mac to multiple Chromecasts on the same network? It seems like when you open another tab and try and cast that to a different ...
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iTerm 2 style fullscreen for chrome

I am using yosemite iTerm 2 allows me to full screen without switching to new space and preserves cmd + tab application switching via keyboard. when i press cmd + shift + f in chrome it switches to ...
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How did a process with an url as a name executed at my macos?

Is it some sort of chrome malfunction? - The process seems inactive, it has "http://www.imore.com/, ..." as the name, with a lego-like plugin icon, a default icon I suspect it might have been an ...
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Chrome Apps in Login Items fail to start

I have a Chrome App (packaged app, installed from Chrome App Store) that I want to start up upon login on my Mac (Mavericks). I add the item to login items under my User in the Accounts area of Sys. ...
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Can Chrome be set to pin tabs after closing the app AND closing the window?

I was inspired by this question. It seems to be specific to OS X, but when I close a Chrome window with pinned tabs and don't explicitly quit the app, all my pinned tabs have disappeared. This is a ...
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Navigation menu not working in Chrome or Safari on Mac, but working in firefox

I've got a strange problem. A common website layout has a menu across the top, allowing you to navigate the site. My problem is that in some cases this menu does not work in Chrome, and when it ...
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How to fix Gmail keyboard shortcut that stops working in Chrome?

The Gmail keyboard shortcuts are generally excellent. One of them (⌘-Shift-7 to start an ordered list) seems to work for me for a while after restarting Chrome… then stops working. I note that the ...
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How to use two email handlers in Google Chrome?

I am looking for a solution that would enable me to open a mailto: hyperlink with one of two email handlers. Sometimes I want to use Gmail but sometimes I want to use Outlook (default OS X one). Now ...
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Lion seems to have made both Safari and Chrome pause when opening more tabs

I recently upgraded to Lion and am mostly very pleased. However I'm having some errant behaviour when CMD clicking on links in Safari and Chrome. Instead of opening the page in a new tab, often ...
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Unable to open Google Mail via any browser on Macbook Air

I just got a help request from a frustrated friend. She has a new Macbook Air and is unable to access Google Mail via any browser. Specifically, here is what she reports to me: She can access other ...
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Why does Google Chrome fail to draw tabs correctly when the Discrete graphics adapter is in use?

Google Chrome fails to paint browser tabs correctly while the Discrete graphics adapter is in use. I have an Early 2011 15" MacBook Pro running OSX 10.10.5 (Yosemite) and am running Chrome Version 53....
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Widevine disappeared in Chrome in Yosemite

I updated to Yosemite a couple of days ago. When I watched a streaming service using Google Widevine it all worked fine but after a reboot Chrome keeps asking for me to install Widevine, and when I do ...