Enable Referrers in Chrome

Eddie Paul Litz

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I don't know if yens (my way of saying "All of you") are good @ helping w/ Chrome Issues, since this is for Chrome for Ubuntu, I thought I try asking you guys.

Do any of you know how to Enable Referrers in Chrome? I keep getting this message when I'm searching in > https://pkgs.org/ <

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atanere

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With Chrome open, you could try CTRL-SHIFT-N to open a new incognito tab, and use it to surf to pkgs.org. If the error goes away, you probably have an incompatible extension in use in Chrome. If that is the only website giving you trouble, then you might suspect them of being the real problem. If it seems to be the website, you might try another browser to use their site.
 

ryanvade

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Technically Chrome itself doesn't allow for blocking of Referrer headers, it only allows for reducing the amount of information provided by them. The #reduced-referrer-granularity flag will only reduce the amount of information sent and therefore should be disabled. If it was disabled when you looked at it, then @atanere 's suggestions are correct. A plugin is most likely causing issues. It may also be possible that something on your network is causing the header to be blocked (using another browser would confirm or disprove that).
 


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