Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. Join them; it only takes a minute:

Sign up
Here's how it works:
  1. Anybody can ask a question
  2. Anybody can answer
  3. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top

I know I can use Alt+D, F6, Ctrl+L. But is there a way to change the default behavior, as with Firefox's about:config, so that clicking in the URL selects it all?

I know it is only a couple of keystrokes, but....

share|improve this question
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Typically if there is

  • no setting for this in the Chrome settings pages,
  • no suitable extension in the Web Store,
  • no suitable experimental flag in about:flags page, or
  • no suitable command-line switch

there is usually nothing you can do about it.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.