View Full Version : [ubuntu] [SOLVED] adblock in epiphany?

May 27th, 2008, 04:41 AM
is it possible to enable adblocking in epiphany like you can in firefox?

May 27th, 2008, 10:17 AM
In epiphany go to Tools>Extensions and activate 'Ad Blocker' extension. If you don't have it you should install epiphany-extensions package.

sudo apt-get install epiphany-extensions


May 27th, 2008, 10:20 AM
Also there was a bug for this https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/epiphany-extensions/+bug/194050 but looks like they've fixed it. If your add blocker doesn't work, simply update the extensions package and it will work again.

May 27th, 2008, 01:21 PM
I downloaded the extension but...
I don't know where the tools menu is in epiphany :redface:
I assumed its under preferences but cannot find it
I am using Web Browser 2.20.1 if that helps

May 28th, 2008, 10:54 AM
Well I use but the Tool's menu is there for quite some time now :)
It's a separate menu on main menu bar, right next to Bookmarks and before Tabs :)
It only has one submenu and that's Extensions.


May 28th, 2008, 03:54 PM
thanks for the help
tools wasn't there (was it?!) until I reloaded today
maybe I couldn't see the wood for the trees or something....:confused:
but thanks anyway appreciate it

May 29th, 2008, 09:08 AM
Most probably it shows up only when you have the epiphany-extensions package(and then restart browser) :(
sorry my bad ...

May 29th, 2008, 09:42 AM
no worries :)