I often need to close Chrome (and later start it again). For example to make it use less memory (this technique works, probably because of leaks), or because I'm restarting the PC to install updates, etc. I want the stuff that was open when I closed the browser to be restored when I start the browser again.
I've been using the following technique:
- Open Chrome's task manager, note PID of "Browser" process
- Kill that process with
kill -9 <pid>in Linux and with the task manager in Windows
- When I start Chrome again, it prompts me to restore the last session.
That's a little cumbersome though. So I'm looking for an extension that simplifies it.
- Easy way (e.g. one click) to simultaneously save the open windows with their tabs and close them all.
- When I start Chrome again (if the last time it was closed via the extension) I want to be offered (in an obvious way, e.g. with a dialog) to restore the last session in e.g. one click. It's also acceptable if it just restores the last session without asking when I start Chrome again.
- Then, whether or not I accepted the offer to restore the session, the remembered session should be automatically deleted from the extension's data (I don't want them piling up in there).
I don't need:
- Keeping more than one saved session
Note: So far I've tried Session Buddy which doesn't fit the criteria.
Edit: I found this answer on SuperUser which works very well without the need for an extension. I've flagged my question for closing.