Discussion in 'other software & services' started by gorhill, Jun 23, 2014.
Default + I enabled fanboys enhanced tracking and MVPS hosts.
I will give these a try SweX
I added those settings and pages both in Palemoon and FF are loading faster now. Good suggestion.
I assume that using the MVPS Host list in UBlock does not actually modifiy your Hosts file. Rather, it just uses the same MVPS items. Right??
Yep. The extension would have to have direct access to your computer to modify your host file.
Thanks, much appreciated
As I recall, 'Fanboy's Annoyance List' includes 'Fanboy's Social Blocking List' as well. Is that correct?
No, it does not or when you selected both of them social blocking list would say "0" used of <number>.
Check out what it says here on Fanboy's page under' Fanboy's Annoyances List': https://secure.fanboy.co.nz/
I opened both of the list and searched the social list for a few items and did ctrl+f to search the other list and it did not have the items I searched.
Well, that's interesting!
Yea I know it is weird and intriguing maybe @gorhill will comment I am sure he will
Looks to me like Fanboy Social is included in Fanboy Annoyance:
12,342 + 7,401 = 19,743.
There is just no guarantee about which filter list is loaded first.
Oh yea....my bad I was thinking something else for some reason since social was not zero I was thinking it was not included my bad @TomAZ and @gorhill
Also @gorhill Can I use spam404 filter in uBlock Origin since it is not in uMatrix and unselect peter lowe's(in uBlock Origin) since it is in uMatrix by default? I use all filters in uMatrix and all default filters(except peter lowe's atm) in uBlock+plus all privacy+plus all social+ adblock warning removal list+ anti-adblock killer+spam 404, because this for me causes no false positives except maybe one or two in uMatrix on a site I rarely visit an news site because I like to use better sources and I just allow the script or whatever it may be and uBlock Origin takes care of the list and this is my list of filters in Umatrix just global rules and my settings are pretty strict I think:
https-strict: * true
https-strict: netflix.com false
matrix-off: chrome-extension-scheme true
matrix-off: chrome-scheme true
matrix-off: chromium-behind-the-scene true
matrix-off: localhost true
matrix-off: opera-scheme true
referrer-spoof: * true
ua-spoof: * true
ua-spoof: netflix.com false
* * * block
* * cookie block
* * css block
* * frame block
* * image allow
* * other block
* * plugin block
* * script block
* * xhr block
* 1st-party * allow
* ajax.googleapis.com script allow
* akamaihd.net other allow
* amazonwebapps.com script allow
* apis.google.com frame allow
* apis.google.com script allow
* apis.google.com xhr allow
* blogblog.com script allow
* blogger.com css allow
* blogger.com script allow
* blogsmithmedia.com css allow
* blogsmithmedia.com script allow
* brightcove.com script allow
* cloudflare.com script allow
* crypto-js.googlecode.com script allow
* disqus.com frame allow
* disqus.com script allow
* disquscdn.com css allow
* disquscdn.com script allow
* fonts.googleapis.com css allow
* fyre.co css allow
* fyre.co script allow
* fyre.co xhr allow
* googlevideo.com other allow
* googlevideo.com xhr allow
* gravatar.com css allow
* gravatar.com script allow
* gstatic.com css allow
* gstatic.com script allow
* jquery.com css allow
* jquery.com script allow
* livefyre.com script allow
* vimeo.com frame allow
* vimeo.com other allow
* vimeo.com script allow
* vimeo.com xhr allow
* vimeocdn.com css allow
* vimeocdn.com frame allow
* vimeocdn.com script allow
* wp.com css allow
* wp.com script allow
* youtube.com cookie allow
* youtube.com frame allow
* youtube.com other allow
* youtube.com script allow
* youtube.com xhr allow
* ytimg.com css allow
* ytimg.com other allow
* ytimg.com script allow
I block everything except image globally, anything to help or advice you would give would be greatly appreciated to increase security/stability/privacy/usability in what I have so far. I also only allow what is necessary for the page to load and work fully to my needs.
what is Prebake - Filter Obtrusive Cookie Notices filter ?
Good question, I have also wondered this. Notice readers, this is under Regions, languages section of 3rd-party filters.
When you are not from the english speaking countries, it is very useful anyways to check your country specific filter, in my case it is FIN.
This blocks a lots of ads from finnish language pages.
The "region" in question is EU, so I am not so sure how useful this extension is to check. Maybe the content of the file might show something, but I myself am not competent to reply. And have not checked it yet.
FWIW, the Fanboy Ultimate List contains all others. So you can uncheck them in order to reduce download size.
EDIT: Just to be more precise: It doesn't contain the Anti-Facebook Filters and the Third-Party Fonts Filters. Both lists are rather specialized.
Yes. More info here.
Thank you so much!! I have read that before but I understand now, again thank you!!
EU cookie notice really annoying
Just out of interest.
In regard to the dynamic filtering element of ublocko,My first impression would be that in effect we are creating our own "hostfile" in regard to blocking some of the ad networks out there.
For every website we visit there are options in the grid to block certain elements,In the short time this is a excellent idea.But the more we browse the larger this custom hostfile becomes.
My query is....will this have a detrimental effect on future browsing because hostfiles by their nature will eventually slow the browser down.
For example..in my rules i have over 100 block rules and these will grow as time goes on..
A most excellent extension never the less.
@The Red Moon
You don't have to block each site by it's own rule. You can create global block rules and then only whitelist (noop) what you want or need for specific site to operate normally. This way you will hame much less rules. I have only 2 block rules, 33 noop rules and 7 allow rules.
Is the Fanboy Ultimate List already an included option in UBlock -- or do you have to get that on your own?
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