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Old 02-28-2003, 12:06 PM   #1
watashiwaotaku7
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pop-up stopper


does anyone know of a pop-up stopper for linux? i dont have a huge problem since without one i still get fewer than i did in windows with the settings to agressive control...but if there is one id like to know

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Old 02-28-2003, 12:14 PM   #2
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Mozilla, Galeon - both have pop up settings.
 
Old 02-28-2003, 12:26 PM   #3
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go to edit->preferences->advanced->scripts and plug ins
in mozilla to stop pop-ups
 
Old 02-28-2003, 12:35 PM   #4
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www.privoxy.org , to get rid of banner ads
 
Old 02-28-2003, 12:51 PM   #5
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One thing I like to do, in addition to other popup countremeasures, is to place hosts that are guilty of providing annoying ads and popups in my hosts file with a pointer to 127.0.01. Instead of going after the ads, it displays an error page in its place. Saves a little bandwidth, especially since people are now pushing flash ads, etc.

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Old 02-28-2003, 01:19 PM   #6
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Mozilla, Galeon or Phoenix can stop Javascript Pop-Up Windwos (an mutch more).
 
Old 02-28-2003, 01:26 PM   #7
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Guess I've been using Phoenix too long. I can't remember the last time I saw a "pop-up".
 
Old 02-28-2003, 04:47 PM   #8
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To go with what tpro mentioned, here is a hosts file already containing all the common ad-servers, along with instructions for using it. This is a great way to block (nearly all) ads without running a proxy or other software.

http://www.accs-net.com/hosts/hostsforlinux.html
 
Old 02-28-2003, 08:37 PM   #9
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Konqueror also has a pop-up stopper.
 
  


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