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I just added the Filterset.G Updater, but I'm not sure if I'll be keeping it.

My iBook isn't nearly as much of a powerhouse as my Pentium 4, so I just install Adblock Plus, Flashblock, SpellBound, and Tab Mix Plus on the Linux and Macintosh versions of Firefox. I might also install Viamatic foXpose on them, since Firefox Showcase uses F12 and the shortcut can't be changed without another extension.

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Extensions(Firefox):
AdBlock
Flashgot
forucastfox
adblock Filterset.G updater Greasemonkey
Searchstatus
Web Developer
BugMeNot
VideoDownloader
Fasterfox


Theme:iFox

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On Firefox 1.5 I use:

Google toolbar (but hiden, I only use the translation feature)
Google notebook
iFoxSmooth 2.3 theme

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I don't consider banner/adwords ad blocking morally safe unless abosolutely necessary. Anyway this is what I have installed and turned on in my firefox 2.0.0.3 installation;
extension:
answer extension
Email This! bookmarklet extension
English (Austrailian) Dictionary extension
FireFTP
IE tab extension
Talkback extension
Zoho quickread extension
Themes:
firefox default (not used)
MacfoxII

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Firefox
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McAfee SiteAdvisor
Talkback
DOM Inspector

Skins
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Pimpzilla. =p

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AdBlock Plus -
EasyElement+EasyList - One Part Removes the ads, other removes the empty areas left over.
ABP Tracking Filter - Blocks major web tracking services.
Fasterfox - Keeps browsing even faster. Yes, Turbo Charged.
DownThemAll! - Accelerates downloads, good for sites that don't block this and for huge demos.
Gmail Notifier - Notfies when I get email in my Gmail account.
Greasemonkey - Tweaks websites, removes useless stuff...



Noticed that quite a few had Adblock Filter.G Updater on their list:

Do I need to install Filterset.G Updater?

No. Actually, it is recommended not to use Filterset.G with Adblock Plus. There are several reasons for this:

* Filterset.G has been intentionally made incompatible with the built-in subscriptions feature in Adblock Plus, updating Filterset.G requires a separate extension which basically duplicates existing functionality.
* Filterset.G is not optimized for use with Adblock Plus, it will slow down your browsing considerably more than any other filter list.
* Filterset.G makes heavy use of very complicated regular expressions with the consequence that finding the source of problems is difficult and fixing those problems is even more so. In fact, Filterset.G is fixing most problems with exception rules which creates a problem on its own (see next point).
* Filterset.G contains a considerable number of exception rules. This is a big problem because exception rules cannot be overridden. It happened on several occasions that exception rules from Filterset.G whitelisted actual ads making these ads unblockable — something users usually blamed Adblock Plus for.

While Filterset.G has had its uses in the past, nowadays other filter lists are certainly a better choice. If you already have Filterset.G Updater installed, you can uninstall the extension and remove the Filterset.G subscription in the Adblock Plus Preferences dialog. Feel free to choose any subscription from the list then.

- adblockplus.org

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Firefox 3

On all platforms:
-Adblock Plus
-NoScript
-Foxmarks

On Vista:
-DownloadThemAll!

I do have IE, Opera, Chrome, and Safari installed on my Vista drive, but I only use them to test page designs.

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Hey, why youre all using adblock? Isnt it easier to user a single .pac file and block ads in EVERY system application?

I use Safari with safariStand and Glims.
WIth history flow it makes safari the best browser i can get.

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Adblock
FlashGot
Web Developer
downTHEMall!
Download Manager Tweak
Sage
those are all :D







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