A plugin available on Firefox and Chrome/Chromium to block advertising

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How to install Adblock Plus on Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04

I use Firefox as my primary browser and I would like to do away with all those pesky ads that different sites keep throwing up and waste my time. I recently refreshed my browser and I lost my ...
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Adblock problem

I use adblock plus to remove annoying ads especially on cpasbien.pw (on firefox / ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit.) The problem is when activating it, not only the ads are blocked, but also the download tab is ...
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how to insall and configure privoxy in ubuntu 14.04?

which is the best way to install configure privoxy in ubuntu 14.04 as adblock plus is really heavy and makes pages like facebook to be very slow even on a computer with good configuration. please help ...
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firefox + adblock redirect

i am having this strange problem: (almost) everytime i click on a link i get redirected to websites like http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-6601317-11397447?SID=313283FOF577413941 I have looked all over ...
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Where does AdBlock Plus store it's settings

I have recently installed Ubuntu (14.04) on new partition. I still have the broken version of Ubuntu on the old partition and I want to copy some settings from it. Now I trying to find location of ...
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How to block parts of a website

I already use the hosts file to get rid of entire domains that are time sinks, but some websites that largely are wastes of time (eg reddit) have useful parts. So I'd like to allow www.reddit.com/r/...
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Adblock not working in Chrome, recently upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10

Adblock is not blocking ads on youtube. If I move to another tab, the youtube screen goes black and I have to reload the page. I don't know if this is an issue with 13.10, but this just started ...
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Will Adblock Plus work with Ubuntu 13.10?

I have ordered a System76 desktop preloaded with Ubuntu 13.10 and Firefox. At apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/adblock-plus/, it only shows "Ubuntu 10.04" under "Available versions."
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Ubuntu 13.04 Clean install Pandora does not work

Simply put pandora is not working this is the error they give me, "We've encountered an error. Sorry, it's our fault. Please click 'reload' to continue listening." of course I hit reload and it does ...
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Chromium won't load any pages including settings page

Chromium wouldn't load any pages including my settings page. I noticed at the bottom left the status was saying something about loading "ad-block plus".
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Should I install Firefox add-ons via the Software Center or the webbrowser?

I would like to install some Firefox add-ons, also called 'extensions' or 'plugins', like for example Adblock Plus, Ubufox or Greasemonkey. Should I install them from the Mozilla website, using the ...
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Install adblock using synaptic or through firefox's addons menu?

I want to install adblock for Firefox and I see it is in Synaptic. Should I install it with Synaptic or the regular way with the Firefox add-on manager? Does it make any differences at all?