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How to Turn Off Tab Hover Card Previews in Chrome

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Chrome users may be interested in disabling the tab hover previews that pop-up as you hover the cursor over browser tabs. This feature can be nice for some, but distracting for others.

We’ll show you how to disable those tab hover thumbnail previews (or Tab Hover Cards, as Chrome refers to them) in Chrome on Mac and other platforms too.

If you were happy about disabling Safari tab previews on Mac you’ll probably be equally excited about turning these off for Chrome as well.

How to Disable Tab Hover Previews in Chrome

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How to Use Disappearing Messages in Signal

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If you’re a Signal messenger user, you can further improve the security and privacy of your Signal communications and messages by enabling and using the disappearing messages feature. Just as it sounds, disappearing messages causes Signal to automatically disappear and remove messages after a specified time period. Even better is that it’s customizable, so you can set disappearing messages to be enabled for specific contacts, and you can toggle the feature off and on at any time (as can the other person you’re communicating with).

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How to Copy at Command Line Showing Progress & Speed Indicator

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Ever wished you could see the transfer progress and speed of copying files at the command line? If you’re familiar with the command line of Mac OS, Linux, or any other Unix operating system, you likely use the ‘cp’ or ditto commands to copy files, directories, and other data. The ditto and cp command is great, but one downside is that cp does not include a progress indicator, and that’s what we’re going to resolve here by creating an alias to use an rsync command with a progress indicator to copy data at the command line.


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How to Install VirtualBox Extension Pack on Mac, Windows, Linux

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If you use VirtualBox to run virtual machines, you may find yourself needing VirtualBox Extension Pack as well. The VirtualBox Extension Pack includes support for USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 devices, webcam passthrough, disk image encryption, VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP), and network booting with Intel PXE Boot ROM, and along with some other capabilities as well. Installing VirtualBox Extension Pack is necessary to run some particular operating systems as well, like for using macOS Big Sur in VirtualBox.

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