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Best way of blocking ads in google chrome

I don't know if any of you here uses google chrome/chromium/iron. Iron has already adblocking by downloading a .ini file. I read many ways already of blocking ads in google chrome. Using privoxy(if you are reading lifehacker), hosts file. I like something as effective as adblock plus addon in firefox. Where you can click the block thingy near the ad or right click on an unblocked ad or picture and click block with AdBlock.

And don't tell me to use firefox because i'm talking about Chrome

José Pedro Arvela
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Use Firefox

Just kidding.

Actually, my advice is to wait a little more. As you can see here, extensions may be imminent, and in such way, Adblock too. There are other ways, but if you are lazy (like me Biggrin ) my advice is just to wait.

And I still don't use Chrome for some reasons:

  • Unstable as hell,
  • No Addons (yet),
  • Not system native,
  • And no Linux support Biggrin (yet).

Beyond that it seems a good browser that I may try when it is more stable and fully Linux compatible (don't annoy me with Crossover Chromium and Chrome on WINE because those suck).

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Bruce Pascoe
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I think because of the way the Chrome UI is designed (tabs on top, etc.) it'd be difficult to make it fully native. Also, if glass is enabled, Chrome uses native window frames under Vista. All other controls (buttons, etc.) are already native.

I don't find Chrome to be unstable. I find it to be /more/ stable than Firefox, and that's saying something. I mean, unless you're talking about the Chromium builds, which are equivalent to Firefox's nightlies. You have to expect bugs if you're using them.

I love Chrome because of its speed most of all. It's even faster than Opera, which is already blazing fast as it is. And Chrome isn't bloated like Opera. Wink

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Yes, it is true. But I'd like to see a native top toolbar as well, because they are doing the opposite of what they should do (as well as the IE team), that is to make the browser transparent unless when it is needed to. Mozilla is going (sort of) to the right way, implementing more and more native widgets to the browser.

The first Google Chrome releases were very unstable, I do think they got more stable, but I never had the chance to see it by myself. And I do expect bugs on Chromium build and Firefox nightlies (I try both when I am able to Biggrin ).

And the Firefox nightly's Javascript interpreter is fast as hell, beating most of Javascript benchmark tests.

I must admit that I would like to see Google Chrome's engine (both the HTML and Javascript one) applied on a multi-platform native interface. I should pay more attention to Midori maybe...

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I actually find the reverse

I actually find the reverse is true: the omnibar "fades into the background" much better than Firefox or IE's native widgets do. Native widgets in a browser stick out like a sore thumb. I can't say exactly why, but that's my experience.

But while we're on the subject of native widgets, I still for the life of me can't figure out why Mozilla ever decided to use non-native tabs in Firefox. They've made everything else native, but the tabs actually were native before FF2...

As far as speed, I wasn't talking about JS so much, I was referring to rendering pages in general. Chrome has rendered almost every page I've thrown it nearly instantly. I can't even say that for Opera!

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Why would google allow an

Why would google allow an extension like adblock? I think it will render their ads useless

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