Web Browser - Chrome

1 - About

Chrome is a web browser from Google based on the V8 Javascript engine.

chrome is developed in the chromium project

3 - Management

3.1 - Extension

3.2 - Url

Chrome URL are special chrome windows

Type in your address bar: chrome://chrome-urls/

3.3 - Flags

Kill all chrome instance (background process included) before using the switch




chrome.exe --host-resolver-rules="MAP gerardnico.com"

3.4 - DNS resolver

DNS - Resolver (IP from Name)

The switch is actually –host-resolver-rules but you may find it under the old name –host-rules

Example to map gerardnico.com to the IP

chrome.exe --host-resolver-rules="MAP gerardnico.com"

Be sure to have no background chrome process running otherwise it will not work

Other example:

--host-resolver-rules="MAP prod.example.com test.example.com,EXCLUDE localhost,EXCLUDE"
--host-resolver-rules="MAP * www.domain.de, EXCLUDE *.youtube.*"
--host-resolver-rules="MAP * www.domain.de, EXCLUDE *.youtube.*","MAP * www.domain.de, EXCLUDE *.last.fm"
--host-resolver-rules="MAP *.co.za, Exclude google.co.za"
--host-resolver-rules="MAP * www.domain.de, EXCLUDE *.youtube.*, EXCLUDE *.last.fm"


3.5 - Process Explorer (Task Manager)

More Tools > Task Manager or Shift+Esc on Windows

3.6 - Debugging Mode


The Developer Tools front-end can attach to a remotely running Chrome instance for debugging. For this scenario to work, you should start your host Chrome instance with the remote-debugging-port command line switch:

chrome.exe --remote-debugging-port=9222

You can then see:

Then you can start a separate client Chrome instance, using a distinct user profile:

chrome.exe --user-data-dir=<some directory>

Now you can navigate to the given port from your client and attach to any of the discovered tabs for debugging: http://localhost:9222

4 - Installation

5 - Cache

6 - Version


7 - Configuration

7.1 - Disable background process


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