Linked by Jordan Spencer Cunningham on Sat 1st Aug 2009 17:48 UTC
Internet & Networking "Linux: If a lack of third-party plug-in support (i.e. Flash) kept you from trying out Chrome on your Linux system, then avoid no longer. The 'early developer version' now supports many plug-ins, and they seem to work pretty well. You'll need to add --enable-plugins to your Chrome shortcut's command line operation to get the 'buggy' plug-in support, but it seems worth the hassle, as YouTube videos are playing relatively stable and smooth. Google's updated their alpha-level Chrome builds to include the newest start page tweaks as well, and it's generally a browser worth checking out, even if a few standard settings and convenience items are still missing."
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Quake
Member since:
2005-10-14

You can have an ad-blocker. You can use the extension or script version of AdSweep: http://www.adsweep.org/

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elliott1787 Member since:
2008-07-03

Any confirmation that this actually works on Chromium 3 under Linux?

I adapted the directions the best that I could, but could not get it to work. Tried it as a user script and an extension.

chrome://extensions tells me this when I tried to load it as an extension:

"Errors
Could not load extension from '~/.config/chromium/User Scripts/AdSweep.crx'. Manifest is missing or invalid.
Bad version number"

EDIT: I got it to work, I put the script version in "~/.config/chromium/Default/User Scripts/" and started it with --enable-user-scripts. I didn't put it in Default the first few times I tried. It is pretty crappy though, you see the ads when they load, then it hides them. So you aren't saving any bandwidth or rendering time, from what I can tell, it is considerably slower.

Edited 2009-08-02 06:24 UTC

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