Google Chrome Tweaks, Tips and Easter Eggs

Now that its almost 2 days since Chrome launched, you must be making comparisons with existing features and looking for Chrome features in firefox and vice versa too. Also you would love to know about any tips, tweaks or even easter eggs for Chrome for that matter.

I am hereby listing various tips, tweaks and even easter eggs found for Chrome so far. Hope you like them.

  1. Download Google Chrome Offline Version – Rapidshare , Google, Google2
  2. Create User Profiles in Chrome
  3. Browser Shortcuts for Chrome
  4. Install Flash Player in Chrome – No use of this guide since atleast in my case, Chrome is loading flash based sites just fine. Type about:plugins in your Chrome addressbar to check if it shows Shockwave Flash as installed plugin or not. If not, then only use this guide.
  5. About Easter Eggs and Predefined Urls in Chrome, Second Link
  6. Download Portable Chrome for USB Drive
  7. Install Chrome in Linux
  8. Tool for Backing and Restoring Profiles in Chrome
  9. Create Google Chrome themes – Link1, Link2, Link3, Link4 and Link5
  10. Download Google Chrome Themes – Link1, Link2, Link3, Link4, Link5, Link6 and Link7
  11. Download Youtube Videos directly in Chrome – Method1 and Method2
  12. Disable Chrome’s built in Spell Checker – by Vishal
  13. Change HomePage Settings in Chrome – by Vishal
  14. Make Chrome run in Windows 2000/2K – by Me
  15. Add a Print button to Chrome Bookmarks Toolbar – by Tech-Recipes
  16. Fixes for Common crashes of Chrome – winhttp.dll, The application failed to initialize properly (0xc0000005), “Aw Snap” Error
  17. Backup your Chrome Settings or Preferences – by Sizzled Core
  18. Empower Chrome with various features – yes add pagerank, stumbleupon, gmail, adblock, linkify, social tools, video downloading, twitter now, tumblelog, dictionary, thesauraus and google translate features to Chrome – by Blogote
  19. Run Java Applets in Chrome -First Check for Java installation by typing about:plugins. If java not installed then only use this trick.
  20. Increase number of suggestions by Ominox Addressbar from 5 to any number – Whenever you type something in addressbar, it shows 5 possible suggestions. With this hack, you can change it to whatever you want.
  21. Open Websites in Chrome from Firefox – by Amit

If you have more tips, tricks, tutorials or anything to share with me regarding Google Chrome, post a comment here.

7 Comments

  1. Crystal

    Just wondering..
    Firefox had a “switch to new tab” option in their about:config page. Is there anything like that in Chrome?

  2. Penguin Kribo

    emmm…I haven’t tried google chrome before..because it needs to download the files when installing…

  3. jim griffith

    Query:
    How do I clear browsing history AND recently visited websites from main page of Google Chrome.?

    Jim

    • Navjot Singh

      Go to second drop down menu in front of addressbar and select Clear Browsing Data from menu and then check browsing history and use the option to clear your visited websites and browsing history.

  4. tunepal

    EHm, looks like chrome become famous today. Almost all blog i go talk about chrome.

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