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For some reason Stack Overflow keeps telling that it works best when JavaScript is enabled, but Chrome has JavaScript enabled in its settings.

Stack Overflow works best with JavaScript enabled

I use Chromium 12.0.742.112 on Ubuntu, and Chrome 13.0782.220 on Windows; both have the same issue.

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It seems to work here, on 12.0.742.112 (90304) Ubuntu 11.04. Make sure that you don't have a site specific exception for Stack Overflow. – Paŭlo Ebermann Sep 11 '11 at 15:39
It seems that my settings are correct. I don't have any exceptions set and javascript is enabled. – Roel Veldhuizen Sep 12 '11 at 9:40
@Oded why not leave as a bug but status-norepro? :) – Shadow Wizard Aug 8 '13 at 14:03
@ShaWizDowArd - As an obsolete browser, I could simply delete too. But this isn't an SE bug, but a browser config issue. – Oded Aug 8 '13 at 14:05

It works for me. Are you sure you didn't set the browser not to allow Stack Overflow to run JavaScript? Do you have any extension that could avoid JavaScript is loaded for Stack Overflow?


In recent Google Chrome versions, you need to go to the Chrome preferences, click on "Show advanced settings..." at the bottom of the setting page, and then find "Content settings..." under Privacy.


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+1 for sexy graphic. – Qix Dec 20 '12 at 7:38
-1 for no red freehand circles. – American Luke Aug 8 '13 at 13:58
@American those look fairly freehand. I'm guessing it's Skitch. – mikeTheLiar Aug 8 '13 at 14:52
@mikeTheLiar Yes, I use Skitch to take screenshots from my Mac. He was pointing out the circles are not red, though. :) – kiamlaluno Aug 8 '13 at 14:54
Fuschia /= red. shakes head – American Luke Aug 9 '13 at 0:27

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