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Recently I've found a problem with my webkit browsers (Midori, Liferea's browser tab/feed preview, etc). When loading plugins (which is on start up for Midori), Adobe Acrobat's splash screen pops up, followed by LibreOffice. I don't know what made it start happening but I think it happened after I (temporarily) installed flash player 32bit.

I would like this problem to go away as it can be rather annoying. What can I do?

Seems to have partly fixed itself, in that when you start the browser the plugins won't load automatically, but they still load (all of them) when you open just 1.

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Roland - if you temporarily rename ~/.config/midori/extensions to something else, does the midori issues still occur? –  fossfreedom Aug 12 '11 at 21:29
    
@fossfreedom: yeah, I don't think that folder is relevant. It doesn't have anything but form filler info and a blank addons file. –  RolandiXor Aug 12 '11 at 21:58
    
playing with flash will make you go blind.... –  Allan Aug 13 '11 at 0:32
    
@Allan: Eye ocean hot ewe bid lear... –  RolandiXor Aug 13 '11 at 2:23
    
I have exactly the same problem on Gentoo (both epiphany and midori) and I decided to just remove the Libreoffice plugin, but of course after an upgrade it does it again. Really annoying. At least you know it isn't really a Ubuntu issue. –  user25751 Sep 27 '11 at 19:50

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Uninstall the LibreOffice plugin ;-)

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Almost there :). The Adobe plugin still starts when not needed. –  RolandiXor Aug 24 '11 at 16:17
    
I've accepted this answer, since Adobe Acrobat no longer starts when not wanted, and the LibreOffice plugin does nothing of use. –  RolandiXor Jan 27 '12 at 18:12

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