Adblock versus uBlock

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Adblock versus uBlock

Post by Keybounce » Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:50 am

So a real simple question: Which should I use?

From what I understand, uBlock is essentially a re-write of AdBlock from scratch, and they are equivalent. But I'm not even sure that this is correct.

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Post by Lanik » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:24 pm

Actually uBlockOrigin is quite different: https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/blob/ ... philosophy

uBO creator @gorhill frequents this forum from time to time.

AFAIK Adblock just blocks ads.
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Post by intense » Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:07 pm

uBo has a lot of extra weapons (especially if you visit "weird" sites - movies, porn, etc) , so ... choose it.

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Post by adler2017 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:04 pm

Does the uBlockOrigin replace combination:
Adblock Plus + Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus + RequestPolicy + RefControl
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Firefox 52.4.0 (64-bit); AdblockPlus 3.0.1; Element Hiding Helper for Adblock Plus 1.4; RUAdList+EasyList; RUAdListBitblock + Fanboy'sAnnoyanceList; AdblockWarningRemovalList

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Post by intense » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:19 pm

For adblocking goal you can use uBo (EHH was - now is dead - stronger for hiding filters but nothing to do for now as FF changed its addons framework)

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Post by -Mark- » Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:32 am

Just use both one by one and see which one works out for you.

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