Google Chrome – Can’t Open jnlp (Java) files
Nov17

Google Chrome – Can’t Open jnlp (Java) files

KB ID 0000354 Problem It’s annoying but for some reason Google Chrome simply downloads .jnlp files rather than opening and launching the Java applications. You would think that associating .jnlp files so that they open in Chrome would fix the problem, but it does not. Solution 1. Go to the link that you are trying to launch the Java application from, and Chrome will download it, as before. 2. By default Chrome will list the...

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Chrome (Linux) Installing x64 bit Flash Plugin
Nov17

Chrome (Linux) Installing x64 bit Flash Plugin

KB ID 0000385  Problem Did you know you can install Java and Flash with the Ubuntu Restricted extras pack? click here At the time of writing, Adobe have pulled the previous beta of x64 bit flash for Chrome, which is annoying because I am running it on my x64 Ubuntu 10.10 box.   Solution To be honest more of a workaround than a solution, but you can get chrome to install the x32 bit version and it will run it as a separate...

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Google Chrome – “This webpage has a redirect loop” Error
Nov17

Google Chrome – “This webpage has a redirect loop” Error

KB ID 0000423  Problem I’m running Chrome 11.0.696.25 beta (At time of writing) and I’ve seen this error a few times, usually with Facebook, and it’s been more of an annoyance than anything else. I’ve seen it on my Windows 7 machine, and on my Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook. Solution 1. Launch Chrome and click the Spanner Icon > Options > Under the hood > Content Settings. 2. Select “All cookies and site...

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Windows – Set Chrome as the Default Browser
Nov17

Windows – Set Chrome as the Default Browser

KB ID 0000656  Problem Even though I had installed Chrome, and told Windows 8 to set it as the default browser, it had not. Solution 1. Whilst within Windows 8 > Press Windows Key+Q > This brings up the Apps menu > In the search box type ‘default’ > Select ‘Default’ Programs. 2. Set your default programs. 3. Locate Google Chrome > Then click “Set this program as default”. 4. Now you...

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Chrome/Firefox – Open Multiple Tabs from Command/Batch File
Nov17

Chrome/Firefox – Open Multiple Tabs from Command/Batch File

  KB ID 0000713  Problem I know all modern browsers can open multiple ‘Home Pages’ at startup, but that’s not what I wanted. There are a few tech sites that I visit once a day, and they are all in my bookmarks. I tediously click each one to visit these sites. So I thought ‘There must be a way of opening all these sites, at once, from a batch file or a single command?” I use Chrome as my browser of...

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Chrome – Deleting Cookies
Nov17

Chrome – Deleting Cookies

KB ID 0000756  Problem It took me twenty minutes to find out how to delete a cookie for a single site today. All the information I found was for older versions of Chrome, that had the ‘Under the bonnet’ section. Solution 1. As shown open the browser settings. 2. Show advanced settings. 3. Scroll down to the Privacy section > Content Settings. 4. All cookies and data. 5. Here you can simply “Remove All” to...

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