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  Topic: Session Saver Roadmap
hank

Replies: 5
Views: 9471

PostForum: Others   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005   Subject: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=47184
This is an outdated version, at Mozilla:
https://addons.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=43

As clarified by Rue further down in that link, more info at the home page:
http://forums.mozillaz ...
  Topic: List all - can I then shift-click or ctrl-click multiple?
hank

Replies: 3
Views: 4266

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2005   Subject: Nope, I can't do regexp as fast as you can!
Usually, with a new site, I first just want to get rid of all the annoying items and see the page.

Every day or two, I will export that cumbersome filter file and edit it and reimport it.

Web de ...
  Topic: List all - can I then shift-click or ctrl-click multiple?
hank

Replies: 3
Views: 4266

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2005   Subject: List all - can I then shift-click or ctrl-click multiple?
This has to be a dumb question -- but here goes.

When I List All Blockable Elements, I pick one, edit it, and end up back on the Firefox page. Can't find a key combination that would let me click ...
  Topic: Filterset.G still updating?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 16464

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2005   Subject: > diffs .... but I've got a Mac ...
>Edit pad pro
Good idea, but I've got a Mac (OSX) not Windows.
I realize I can figure out a way to do it at the Unix level. It's just one more chore (along with why the brakes are leaking on the ...
  Topic: Filterset.G still updating?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 16464

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005   Subject: >keeps the filterset G line at the top
Ah. Okay, keeping the filterset G line at the top is helpful to remind us what we're using.

Does anyone have a handy "diff" tool that would pull out only what's been added, if the additions are sc ...
  Topic: Filterset.G still updating?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 16464

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2005   Subject: Doesn't "keep list sorted" make updates hard?
I notice (thanks to someone somewhere who pointed it out to me recently) that turning off "keep list sorted" in the Adblock (and ~Plus) settings lets whatever I add drop to the bottom -- so I can expo ...
  Topic: Filterset.G still updating?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 16464

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005   Subject: >blush<
As we say in California, "duh" -- the sound of one hand clapping is usually my saying that, as I once again clap my hand against my forehead.

Well, I've long known that the best way to get informat ...
  Topic: It is time to consider possible consequences of this project
hank

Replies: 81
Views: 67478

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005   Subject: The Internet was faster when it was all text, you know ....
I could read more and faster on a dialup modem with the "nn" newsreader than I can on most web pages these days -- and I never had to take my hands off the keyboard or my eyes and attention off the co ...
  Topic: Filterset.G still updating?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 16464

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2005   Subject: So, what "slashdotted" his old site? Was it ....??
He notes his old site was "slashdotted" by an unauthorized extension that had people automatically connecting every half hour looking for new versions of Filterset G.

I don't know what that unauth ...
  Topic: Adblock and latest FireFox Trunk nightlies
hank

Replies: 12
Views: 17049

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun May 01, 2005   Subject: nightly buggy Firefox since April 19th, maybe improving
As far as I know April 19th was the last reasonably solid nightly build -- there are many problems with extensions since then, coming and going as one patch breaks another patch. Different platforms ...
  Topic: When is AdBlock 0.5 final being released?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 24976

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2005   Subject: I'm not a programmer, but I read and write docs, and ....
This seems fairly clear, reading from the documentation at Mozdev. Versions are what's publicly available for download. The people working on each application hosted there have the ability to accep ...
  Topic: When is AdBlock 0.5 final being released?
hank

Replies: 23
Views: 24976

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2005   Subject: and besides which, it WORKS
We're just lucky that the world cabal of internet polluters hasn't tracked these guys down and assassinated them -- it works, it's kept getting better, and it's them against the machine.

If there w ...
  Topic: Getting slower to complete page
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 3222

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2005   Subject: tools?
Is there a tool that will get rid of redundant lines?

I can and do it by hand to the extent I recognize them. I'm sure all of us will be as our lists get longer (and as ad page writers change thei ...
  Topic: How to really do a clean upgrade
hank

Replies: 30
Views: 89566

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Mar 06, 2005   Subject: How to really do a clean upgrade
Here's a list I found, um, somewhere else -- for OSX:

To which I'd add:
Before giving up your old Firefox, if you have been using and can get to your AdBlock Preferences, export that as a text ...
  Topic: How to really do a clean upgrade
hank

Replies: 30
Views: 89566

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Mar 05, 2005   Subject: and for OSX?
If anyone is sure of the exact steps for OSX users -- we have the same problem with AdBlock not showing up since the 20050226 nightly (nightlies have been broken since that date, either empty disk ima ...
  Topic: Should Filterset.G allow text ads?
hank

Replies: 214
Views: 488868

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Feb 21, 2005   Subject: what's this, then?
How about this kind of stuff? Is this what you call a text ad?
It steals an entire column of the screen, even though it's relatively a small block -- getting rid of it restored the text to the width ...
  Topic: Can adblock block...
hank

Replies: 10
Views: 7604

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Jan 05, 2005   Subject: Could Adblock and "NukeAnything" cooperate?
NukeAnything allows me to click on something and "Remove This Object" or to hilight an area of a page and "Remove Selection" -- which works only until the page is reloaded.

But it doesn't tell me _ ...
  Topic: Compensate websites
hank

Replies: 9
Views: 5138

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Jan 04, 2005   Subject: Attention is choice. Distraction is theft of time.
Advertising, in one sense, is like spamming.

If they bother a million people, they make money from a hundred.

If someone prevents them from bothering people, they don't make money.

The people ...
  Topic: anyone want to regexp this list?
hank

Replies: 11
Views: 6889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2004   Subject: regexpbuddy -- great idea, but Windows-only
Nice idea, that -- Windows only,though.
  Topic: Adblock extension remains greyed out after reboot/restart
hank

Replies: 11
Views: 6790

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2004   Subject: profile?
You did completely remove your Profile folder (whatever that's called in Windows) and let FF create a new one? I'm not sure how uninstall works with Windows but I know that's important to do.

--- ...
  Topic: anyone want to regexp this list?
hank

Replies: 11
Views: 6889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2004   Subject: cleaning up the list by testing against regular exp?
Is there a way I can take the regular expression given above:
/[\W]ad[sv]?(erv|code)?[\W]/

and use it to filter all the strings I've got in my current list for Adblock, just to shorten and clean u ...
  Topic: Adblock extension remains greyed out after reboot/restart
hank

Replies: 11
Views: 6790

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2004   Subject: conflicts? dupes?
Have you searched for *.xpi, and generally for any possible duplicate files or folders related to Firefox, visible and invisible, on your hard drive? Just a guess, I can't say anything about Windows. ...
  Topic: "Load default filters from web" killed?
hank

Replies: 16
Views: 13537

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2004   Subject: the advertisers are eating people's brains ...
Some way to allow this would be a very good idea, if only so people could get an idea how much garbage they are being hit with.

I know people who aren't able to make much real use of the web becaus ...
  Topic: support of firefox nightlies (0.10)
hank

Replies: 26
Views: 23350

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2004   Subject: support of firefox nightlies (0.10)
I got the modified version pointed to above (and I realize it won't really last through FF version 5). I'm happy.

Somehow I never saw the option to re-enable extensions; when I dropped FF 1.0PR (f ...
  Topic: support of firefox nightlies (0.10)
hank

Replies: 26
Views: 23350

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2004   Subject: also, under the Win32 discussion you linked to, is this
Also (I'm not sure how to link to an individual post in the Mozillazine forums, but it's in the same Win32 thread you linked to immediately above this post):

Someone comments that there is an "enab ...
  Topic: support of firefox nightlies (0.10)
hank

Replies: 26
Views: 23350

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2004   Subject: Thanks. Oddly, 2 people at Mozillazine had it work OK!
Thanks. I can't get it to install even by dropping the .xpi file onto Firefix manually. Oddly, the first two responses when I mentioned this at Mozillazine were from people who have had no problems ...
  Topic: support of firefox nightlies (0.10)
hank

Replies: 26
Views: 23350

PostForum: Main   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2004   Subject: -CAN- I install it by hand? I was about to revert to ~0831
AdBlock is my web browser.
Firefox is only an extension.

Well, at least that's how I feel.
I was about to revert to 20040831 -- I did not realize the 0901 build was going to break AdBlock.

S ...
  Topic: Adblock and Firefox Tools/Options Menu
hank

Replies: 13
Views: 6731

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2004   Subject: problems FFox 8/28 and 8/29 --OSX --part fix by REINSTALL
Edited: I just reinstalled AdBlock, and the problems described
below seem have gone away. My guess is that
the 8/28 nightly OSX build of Firefox broke something subtle.

BUT --- ALSO gon ...
  Topic: adblock (n39) doesn't seems to install?
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 3886

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2004   Subject: New profile --> installed fine. Now, what files do I dra
Arrrrgh.

Has anyone (for OSX) given a list of which files from an old Profile can safely be dragged over onto a new one, after it's been necessary to create the new Profile? I hope someone's aut ...
  Topic: adblock (n39) doesn't seems to install?
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 3886

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2004   Subject: me too ...
0.5.2+ will be installed after you restart -- but it never does.

Before that I had 0.5 dev2 promising the same thing.

Both attempts today trying for the last build 39

Mac OSX, using Mozilla/5 ...
  Topic: Firefox 0.9 update?
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 6794

PostForum: Others   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2004   Subject: ... me too ...
Yep. Here's hoping.

I try installing it in FF0.9.1 (Mac OSX), get 'install failed, error 999' -- then it shows up as installed. I dunnnooo....
  Topic: Patched Adblock
hank

Replies: 82
Views: 121727

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2004   Subject: Good report here
Using

http://www.eschew.org/misc/firefox/adblock.n37-repackaged01.xpi

*I don't know if that's the current one or not!?! it's all I knew about*

I have no problems using:

Mozilla/5.0 (Mac ...
  Topic: Session Saver Roadmap
hank

Replies: 5
Views: 9471

PostForum: Others   Posted: Tue May 18, 2004   Subject: Session Saver - OSX - malloc -> safe, or back away til ne
OSX seems unhappy lately (10.3.3, G3/Pismo) and I started seeing a lot of this in Console. I'm going to turn off Session Saver for now, but in case the "malloc" info is helpful or cautionary, here it ...
  Topic: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
hank

Replies: 18
Views: 13938

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2004   Subject: ... nope .... (is this Mac OSX related at all? I dunno)
Maybe it's because I'm the newest Firefox? anyhow, adding that filter gets me new Javascript errors, a couple of them are CuteMenu errors, but others persist when I turn CuteMenu off. No big deal, ju ...
  Topic: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
hank

Replies: 18
Views: 13938

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2004   Subject: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
"WFM"? -- sorry, if that was for me, I don't understand the acronym. I'll try the filter.
  Topic: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
hank

Replies: 18
Views: 13938

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2004   Subject: a javascript error on line 500
Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7b) Gecko/20040415 Firefox/0.8.0+

Error: elementInterface(contentType, context, wnd) has no properties
Source File: chrome://adblock/con ...
  Topic: Firefox Crashing
hank

Replies: 3
Views: 3969

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2004   Subject: Adblock enabled: Firefox exits; Adblock disabled, error msg:
Error: elementInterface(contentType, context, wnd) has no properties
Source File: chrome://adblock/content/component.js
Line: 500
-------------------------------------------------
OSX 10.3.3 (newe ...
  Topic: Oh yeah, it sure does block EVERYTHING!
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 4301

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Feb 29, 2004   Subject: when tables are ads .... example
I noticed an unblockabla ad banner at "furl.net" ---- 'view source' shows it's a table:

color="#FF6600" size="4"><b>BETA</b></font></td>
<td class="ad" aligh="center ...
  Topic: Adblock and Firefox
hank

Replies: 5
Views: 5849

PostForum: Main   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2004   Subject: Adblock is working fine with recent nightly builds
I'm using today's:

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7a) Gecko/20040216 Firefox/0.8.0+

They're still a bit confused about the labeling -- the Finder menu bar says "Mozi ...
  Topic: Adblock prefs in .rdf-file
hank

Replies: 6
Views: 7440

PostForum: Main   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2004   Subject: Oh, THAT explains why I've been losing them ....
I didn't even know I _could_ copy just a chunk out of a ".js" file -- will this work under Mac OSX?

I'd been exporting and re-importing my filters when I remembered to -- each time I had a new ni ...
  Topic: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 9396

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Dec 28, 2003   Subject: I think Adblock now is "registered" to the app not
If I understand what John Parsons said above (use the XPI so Adblock is properly registered the first time) -- I think that's exactly the problem we are having.

If "using the XPI" is the automatic ...
  Topic: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 9396

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2003   Subject: could you say that again in Macintosh?
I don't know enough to understand that advice, sorry. I'm not a programmer, and I'm using Mac OSX. Here's what I see:

On the Macintosh, with OSX, I have:
-- in the boot system volume /Mozilla/gl ...
  Topic: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 9396

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Dec 27, 2003   Subject: ok, I'll try the manual installer
Oh, I see the 'manual installer' link right below the nightly build link; I'll do that one for tomorrow.
  Topic: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 9396

PostForum: Main   Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2003   Subject: Adblock still installs in application not user profile, 1225
I found the files in the application package and tried moving the adblock.jar file to the User profile, and changing line in installed-chrome (flashblock does ask where it should be installed, with th ...
  Topic: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 9396

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 2003   Subject: Mac OSX, lost choice where install Adblock after ~20031026
Since early in December, using daily builds of OSX Firebird, Adblock quit asking where to install itself, apparently defaulted to within the Firebird application, and so disappeared every night. I've ...
  Topic: feature request: block ads while still counting for income?
hank

Replies: 7
Views: 7803

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2003   Subject: maybe someday -- block ad, send micropayment?
I dream that someday I'll have an option that
-- blocks all the annoyances,
-- looks up what the web page owner would get paid per my view, and
-- generates a micropayment direcct from me in t ...
  Topic: Upgrade
hank

Replies: 3
Views: 5570

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2003   Subject: New nightly build seems to lose Adblock (but not its prefs)
I've been downloading the latest OSX nightly Firebird build recently,
-- uncompressing it
-- dropping it into the Application folder on the boot disk
-- restarting

Adblock (and FlashClickToVi ...
  Topic: scrolling problems - jerky, slow
hank

Replies: 14
Views: 15198

PostForum: Main   Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2003   Subject: slow (borrowed) machine and yes, it's jerky
I'm visiting family this week, using a 3-year old Pentium (so slow that it was put aside for guests to use when their 7-year-old boy got a faster computer recently).

And yes, it is very, very jerk ...
  Topic: adblock doesn't work
hank

Replies: 16
Views: 15889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003   Subject: OK so far, doing those things did ...
Following the instructions above did remove (all of) the extensions, and after that I was able to reinstall Adblock 18 -- but i'm very glad to hear about v19.

Thanks!
  Topic: adblock doesn't work
hank

Replies: 16
Views: 15889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003   Subject: adblock doesn't work
OK, I figured, heck, I could do this on a VAX 750, I should be able to do it on a Macintosh. The files I'd deleted were recreated when I restarted.
Inside Firebird's /MacOS/Chrome/ are
864 -rw-r ...
  Topic: adblock doesn't work
hank

Replies: 16
Views: 15889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003   Subject: better --- installed in Profile; contents of package ...
OK! Yes, I installed in the Profile (always so as not to need to reinstall wh en getting the new daily version of Firebird).

Contents of the Firebird package after I
removed chrome.rdf and the ov ...
  Topic: adblock doesn't work
hank

Replies: 16
Views: 15889

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 22, 2003   Subject: Nope .... OSX, Adblock 18: Firebird Prefs sees it, Tools no
Had Adblock v17. Deinstalled it, stopped and restarted Firebird, went here, installed V18 OK. Stopped and restarted Firebird. No mention of Adblock in Tools menu. Firebird Prefs sees it, will enab ...
  Topic: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
hank

Replies: 18
Views: 13938

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2003   Subject: Works!
works for me after a thorough reinstall/housecleaning under OSX
  Topic: Installs OK, doesnt appear to be running with FireBird 0.7
hank

Replies: 14
Views: 15408

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2003   Subject: It's better for me, here's what I did
Removed everything to do with Phoenix or Mozilla, emptied the trash, restarted, ran the (new) Cocktail, redid bindings, prefs, emptied caches, ran chore list, restarted, came up without the finder, re ...
  Topic: Mac Os X - Adblock trouble
hank

Replies: 18
Views: 13938

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2003   Subject: Filters - can't add new ones now?
I'm on my third delete-everything-mentioning-Firebird-or-Phoenix and start over session.

Macintosh OSX 10.2.8, Firebird 7.1

"List All Blockable Elements" is always blank, for any page I visit. ...
  Topic: No flash! Please
hank

Replies: 12
Views: 12151

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2003   Subject: Anyone know WHICH files to save? OSX ...
if "Guest" is still here or anyone else --

With OSX, when Adblock gets hung up and has to be removed by hand, there are files in the Users/.../Phoenix/Profiles/ and subfolders.

If I trash the wh ...
  Topic: Installs OK, doesnt appear to be running with FireBird 0.7
hank

Replies: 14
Views: 15408

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2003   Subject: Meanwhile, I went in circles, returning here today
So I managed (Mac OSX, Firebird 0.7.1) to nuke everything, eventually, in trying to get rid of Adblock v0.3 -- once I had rooted out every mention of both Firebird and Phoenix, I could at least get ri ...
  Topic: Just make an uninstaller for 0.3 already!
hank

Replies: 4
Views: 6319

PostForum: Main   Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2003   Subject: Either uninstaller, or remove 0.3 from texturizer.net please
Adblock 0.3 is the version currently available in the page to which we new users are directed to find the latest and greatest extensions.

Is this just to eliminate the incompetent, kind of like haz ...
 
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