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01 Oct, 2017 09:16 AM
Hi - Kind of a "first time user" as I've just gotten by 1.67GHz PowerBook down from the attic after a long hiatus :) This is therefore a newbie question - I apologise in advance :)
I've just installed PR3, but when I tried to install AdBlock Plus (the latest build, adblock_plus-2.9.1-an+fx+sm+tb.xpi), I'm getting the message "Adblock Plus is incompatible with TenFourFox 45.12.0". I don't have to run Adblock Plus - just wanting an adblocker that works well working under Adblock Plus.
Any suggestions would be welcome :)
Thank you, Patrick
on 01 Oct, 2017 03:37 PM
Congrats to your new top-of-the-line PowerBook :-)
Then scroll down to the Version Information, click "see complete version history" and install an earlier version of the add-on, e.g. v2.8.2.
Or you could pretend to be on Firefox 52 (Preferences>TenFourFox>User Agent) and see if it installs (may not work).
BTW I use uBlock, it's considerably more light-weight than Adblock Plus, but not as easy to use.
on 01 Oct, 2017 08:33 PM
Thank you very much – will try this when I’m back home ☺.
on 24 Mar, 2018 02:16 PM
In October 2017, Chris mentioned adblockPlus v2.8.2
Is this still the best version for the current TFF release FPR6 (SPR 1) ?
Chris also mentioned uBlock; Do you know which version?
on 24 Mar, 2018 03:28 PM
AdblockPlus Version 2.8.2 is the last (therefore likely best) version compatible with TenFourFox. I strongly recommend uBlock Origin over Adblock Plus, though, as it's a lot faster. Version 1.13.8 is the final version compatible with TenFourfox:
Note that the upcoming version of TenFourFox will have a basic adblocker built-in so you may not even need an additional add-on for blocking ads, even though you can still use one.
on 26 Mar, 2018 11:55 AM
I installed the uBlock Origin 1.13.8 and all is well.
Tons of thanks for specifying the right version.
on 26 Dec, 2018 12:14 AM
just searched for a suitable ad-blocker for TFF FPR11 - very hard to find! Even the above mentioned uBlock 1.13.8 seems to be gone... any ideas where to get it?
on 26 Dec, 2018 09:39 AM
Mozilla is in the process of removing all old versions of add-ons from its servers (or the links leading to them).
You can download uBlock Origin from the developer's repository:
The last version that works with TFF is "firefox-legacy-126.96.36.199"
We also have an archive for compatible add-ons (not quite up-to-date right now):
on 26 Dec, 2018 03:45 PM
Oh, okay, so it's already a some versions later after 1.3.8, which is compatible with TFF FPR11! Nice!
Thanks a lot!
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