[TAG] Re: Tom Brown's "Leaning out of Windows" article
ben at callahans.org
Thu Apr 8 22:53:03 MSD 2004
On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 07:44:17PM +0200, Karl-Heinz Herrmann wrote:
> On Wed, 7 Apr 2004 23:02:18 -0700 (PDT)
> Dave Bechtel <kingneutron at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > ( http://linuxgazette.net/101/brown.html )
> > the browser. Since there is no Linux tool (that I know of) to do the
> > same, I had to find a few work-arounds, which I'll now pass on to you.
> > I use Mozilla 1.6 as my web browser.
> You can use wwwoffle which is an http and ftp proxy with offline
> features and quite configurable. You can tell it to never fetch from a
> to be given set of servers for example. Instead of blocked ads you'll
> get a wwwoffle message saying it wont fetch this because you said not to
> but in proper html/css layout it does not disrupt the page layout.
> Or use junkbuster which seems to be explicitly written to block ads and
> there is a unix download link:
Actually, junkbuster has been superceded by privoxy, which is what I
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