Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#61 Post by Emka » Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:47 pm

I switched from urlfilter.ini to the AdBlock extension, which blocked ads very well but made startup and scrolling quite sluggish. Now I have switched back to the very outdated urlfilter.ini. Since it cannot always do its job appropriately, I am looking for an alternative. Is there another, an updated urlfilter.ini somewhere out there? Or which extension would you recommend? Regional and tracking lists would be good, but I don't want my dear old Opera 12 (can't do without the built-in mail client yet) to slow down.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#62 Post by SYSTEM » Mon Dec 23, 2013 12:29 am

Emka wrote:Regional and tracking lists would be good, but I don't want my dear old Opera 12 (can't do without the built-in mail client yet) to slow down.
Offtopic: I use SeaMonkey, Portable Edition that also has a built-in email client. SeaMonkey is not as good as Opera 12, but at least it's still being developed.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#63 Post by guinness » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:38 am

I could send you an Alpha version of Freak that will update your HOSTS file for malicious ads.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#64 Post by Emka » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:41 am

Guinness, or you could tell me where to get up-to-date HOSTS files, I would even download them manually.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#65 Post by guinness » Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:45 am

Just search the Internet is my advice, don't forget when you merge to remove duplicates and optimise the HOSTS file by placing a max of 9 HOSTS per line. Good luck!

Anyone else though who wants to help me in testing the next version of Freak just PM, as this is the intentions of this thread.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#66 Post by Emka » Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:15 am

If you need testers, you can still send me an Alpha version.
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Re: Freak (developed due to PortableFreeware feedback)

#67 Post by guinness » Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:30 am

Emka wrote:If you need testers, you can still send me an Alpha version.
Thanks.
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