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Extensions or programs that work with Google's Chrome web browser.

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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Community managers tend to have issues with tabs, in particular, an over-abundance of them. While applying a recent batch of system updates, I closed about 150 tabs between two browser windows. The ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

I often like to take screenshots of lists online. They vary by size and purpose, but it's a pain when the section I want to document is longer than my screen. This happens not that often, but it's ...
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Chrome extension for “Open this URI with …”

In Opera < 12.x it was possible to open the current website with a different browser. It detected which browsers are installed and added it to the context menu of the browser as you can see in the ...
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Chrome extension like Tamper Data

Tamper Data is a Firefox add-on to track and modify HTTP/HTTPS requests. Is there a Google Chrome extension that can do the same?
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Alternative to LastPass

Today LastPass announced that they had been acquired by LogMeIn. I'm not a fan of LogMeIn, and as I rely heavily on LastPass, I feel I should have an alternative ready. So my requirements are: ...
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Chrome extension to mark duplicate tabs?

I suffer from tab abuse, namely overuse thereof. Many of my tabs are SE-related, and I tend to end up with two or more tabs pointing to the same page. This contributes to the clutter in my tab bar - I ...
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Userscript or extension to indicate when a Stack Exchange question is scheduled for auto-deletion

Questions on Stack Exchange are subject to auto-deletion rules which are a bit too complex for most people to remember easily. I'd like to know if a question I'm looking at is scheduled for deletion, ...
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Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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Chrome extension to delay web page loading

I am looking for a chrome app that can delay web page loading by, say, 15 seconds or so, but only for specific pages. The idea is that this will reduce my incentive to browse productivity-reducing ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to test a responsive design?

Testing a responsive webdesign is sometimes a challenge: test different resolutions, keep dev/tools open to see what's going on … well, you get my point. I'm looking for something I can add on to ...
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Meme blocker for Google Chrome

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can block meme pictures. Examples: It should work with Windows 7, if OS-dependent. Gratis is better.
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Tool to read data from Google Chrome SNSS files?

I'd like to learn how to read my current Chrome session from the command line, but any other tool would be great. For example, I'd like to save into file my current session (including URLs and titles ...
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Chrome Extension for syntax highlighting in Gmail?

I get lots of email diffs from various projects that I work on. Reading these diffs in the Gmail interface can be a bit of a slog without basic features like syntax highlighting. Does anyone know ...
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Normalize volume for YouTube videos

Every day I stumble upon YouTube videos where presenter is speaking quietly, so I have to raise the volume on my speakers. But then he starts to shout intensely, almost shattering my windows and ...
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Change Chrome homepage by time of day

In the morning, I always start my day by opening up Chrome and checking my email, but somehow I always forget to clock in in our web based timeclock. I don't use any desktop calendar solutions and I'...
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Is there an adware-free chrome extension for mouse gestures?

I'm after an extension for chrome on Linux that allows me to have a mouse gesture for duplicating a tab. Additional gestures would be nice but that is the one I really need. I used to have Smooth ...
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Set custom DNS servers in Google Chrome?

There used to be an experimental feature in chrome://flags where you can set your own DNS servers for Google Chrome to use (maybe in Chrome OS only?). This feature is now gone (pretty annoying). Is ...
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Browser extension to hide all the activities of a given user on Stack Exchange

I am looking for a browser extension (preferably Chrome) that can hide all the activities (namely questions, answers and comments) of a given user on Stack Exchange, just like when blocking someone on ...
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Chrome extension to block websites that I can easily turn off

I would like a website blocking extension for Google Chrome that lets me turn it off with some, but not much, friction without having to go to the extensions menu every time I toggle it. My specific ...
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Web app to count how many Chrome tabs I have open

Is there a quick and easy way to see how many tabs I have open? I am using Chrome. I see that Chrome has some extensions, such as Tab Count, which seem to handle this task. But I'm looking for a ...
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Chrome extension that will allow me to switch between multiple proxy servers?

I am looking for a Google Chrome Extension that will allow me to simply, with a click of my mouse, switch between at least three or more chosen proxy servers with ease, without having to always change ...
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Chrome extension to copy the link & URL of the page as a single line Rich Text Format hyperlink to the clipboard

I'm looking for a Chrome extension that will copy both the URL and title of the current page to the clipboard. It should copy both the title and URL in the form of Rich Text Format. The title is the "...
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Chrome addon to open link in new tab to the right of the current tab

Using Chrome, we can open links in new tabs either via CtrlClick or Right-clickOpen link in new tab: The new tab is not guaranteed to open to the immediate right-hand side of the parent tab. For ...
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Offline bookmark synchronizer for Chrome

I'm looking for a way to synchronize bookmarks between Chrome instances, without uploading them to anybody's servers. It must work even if bookmarks are modified while disconnected from the network. ...
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Chrome extension to automaticaly close tab and block site from then on

I'd like to have the possibility in the Chrome browser to click a button next to the address bar which will add the root domain name of the currently opened site to a block list, close the tab, and ...
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Browser extension force YouTube videos to get entirely cached

I am looking for a browser extension that can force the YouTube video to get entirely cached upon loading the page (or at worst when I start playing the video). If possible, for Chrome and free.
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Chromium-based browser for Android with add-on-support

The up-to-date Chrome browser on my Android 4.x tablet does not support addons. ( Which appears to be on purpose to protect ad-revenue and business models if I am not mistaken. For that reason for ...
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Adding DOIs in Google Scholar results

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can add DOI for each document in the results lists in Google Scholar (except for documents that don't have a DOI). Any license and price is fine.
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Extension to delay loading of link in new background tab

I want to change the behavior "New Tabs" are opened in google chrome. What I want is whenever I open new tab in chrome the newly opened tab does not start loading itself until I switch to that tab. ...
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Oneliner style addon for chrome

I'm a massive fan of Oneliner - its an addon for firefox that compacts all the controls into one line. I use it with a few tweaks (with the current Australis theme - there's no firefox button so I've ...
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Is there a “Open in Firefox” Google Chrome extension?

Question Is there a "Open in Firefox" Google Chrome extension for Google Chrome on Mac OS X? Research "Open in Chrome" is a Firefox addon; I'm looking for an extension that goes the other way There ...
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Chrome extension to mute all but the active tab

I open nearly all my links in new tabs. So, say I just opened a YouTube video, but then found another video on the right hand side that is better, I open it in a new tab, and hear both videos playing ...
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Chrome extension to 'find' multiple words and phrases

I am looking for a Chrome extension that allows me to find multiple words. There is the 'find in page' built-in, but that only allows me to such for one word, and if I search for more than 1, they ...
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Chrome notifier for new Stack Exchange filtered questions

I'm looking for a Chrome extension that will notify me (pop a desktop notification) when a new question is posted in any Stack Exchange site according to a Stack Exchange filter (as in http://...
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How to sync bookmarks across various browsers on various computers/mobile devices?

I'm looking for an easy way to sync bookmarks between multiple browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer, Edge) on multiple Desktop computers (Windows, OSX, Linux) and phones (iOS, ...
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Chrome extension to show page size in the title bar

I'd like to get familiar with how large 'average' webpages are, but I don't want to dig for the information. Must: Run on Chrome latest (64-bit) on OS X 10.10 Tell me, at page load, how much data ...
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Userscript to show Winterbash hats on meta sites?

Winterbash 2014 is happening! But there is a conspicuous lack of hats on per-site metas. I'd like to see people wearing their hats when viewing a meta post. To that end, I would like to have a ...
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I need a tool for my Google Chrome to prevent closing several Tabs at once

I am using Chrome Version 39.0.2171.95. Chrome never warns whenever I close my Chrome browser when there are several Tabs opened. I have tried Window Close Protector 2.2 but it does not work at all. ...
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Chrome “Are you sure you want to leave this page” addon

On some pages, if you started typing and then accidentally close your tab or navigate to another page, there would be a confirmation popup: However, this is site-dependent and many websites do not ...
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Chrome defence against “canvas cookies”

Canvas cookies are "machine fingerprints" using HTML5 canvas, which are not 100% reliable, but are very persistent. They are used to track visitors for marketing or profiling. They don't store user ...
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Add “synonyms” as an option in when right clicking a word in Chrome?

Is there a way in Google Chrome to add a similar function from Microsoft Word via a extension to integrate a similar feature/option know as this in when right clicking a word in Google Chrome? Any ...
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Alert when I receive an email from a certain sender in my Gmail account

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension or Windows 7 program that can trigger a visual, hard-to-miss notification whenever I receive an email from a certain sender (defined by a specific email ...
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Chome with classic Menu Bar

I am looking for an extension or a special built of Google Chrome providing the traditional Menu Bar with the usual "File, Edit,..." entries: Firefox with traditional menu bar I'd like have this ...
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Chrome extension to 'eliminate' choices on multiple-choice questions

I take multiple-choice quizes in my browser. The questions look like this: One of the techniques I use when answering a multiple-choice question is to eliminate obviously incorrect answers. In this ...
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Chrome extension that would stream Youtube music (no video)

I know I can use dedicated music service: grooveshark, spotify, rdio, pandora, last.fm, soundcloud... However, if I were to use Youtube in some scenarios to preserve bandwidth I would like to stream ...
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Read a PDF file on Google Chrome on 2 columns

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can display a PDF file on two columns on Google Chrome (I use Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate). I.e. instead of having: I would like to see something like: ...
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Hash checker addon for Chrome downloads

Is there a hash checker extension that can check my files after being downloaded? I'm using a hash tab on my windows, but it's a Windows shell extension not a Chrome extension. I also found quite a ...
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Chrome extension to highlight searched keywords in a website

I have to make use of search engines, like Google, Yahoo, etc, to retrieve information from many websites. But when viewing these re-directed websites, it would be tedious to always manually press ...
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Replacement for Autopager in Chrome

I used Autopager for a while. It hasn't been updated in a while (as evident by the third party update here), and the Chrome version hasn't been working much for me at all. I would love that ...
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Bookmark launcher for Chrome

I would like an extension that allows me to search for and launch bookmarks for Chrome. Key Requirements: Ability to search bookmarks with history excluded (unlike the omnibar) Keyboard shortcut ...