Google Banning Most Plugins in Chrome Starting Jan 2014

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DiaSin

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Mozilla is doing it too, and sooner. I doubt we will see all plugins going away anyway, anyone that really cares about their plugin will re-code it on the new API system and all will be golden.
 

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Funny that Google uses the architecture extensively and the builtin flash plugin doesn't. Google argues it's due to crashes but I've found Chrome crashes on it's own fine when trying to open pages with flash.
 

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Exactly Dyseman, I did not realize how clean it keeps most sites until I do a fresh install on a system and browse a familiar site without plugins. All the sudden I'm bombarded with pop ups, hover pops, and ads coming from all over the place. If an ad just annoys the hell out of me, what makes these people think I'm going patronize their product or site?
 

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If this is what Google will be doing, and you want to avoid banning to certain addons or plugins; our advice:
"keep your old chrome browser with the old already-install plugins and addons." see?
 

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If this is what Google will be doing, and you want to avoid banning to certain addons or plugins; our advice:
"keep your old chrome browser with the old already-install plugins and addons." see?
 
If by any chance you can't have AdBlock working on Chrome any more (eventhough I don't thinkg AdBlock uses the NPAPI), just switch to Firefox: AdBlock+ is an extension (i.e. it uses the Firefox extension API, which is radically different from the NPAPI in that it runs inside the browser's sandbox using the browser's resources and is not an independent process), not a plugin.
 

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This article is talking about plugins like Flash Player, Java, Adobe PDF Reader plugin, etc. This will not affect extensions like AdBlock Plus. Learn the difference!
 

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This article is talking about plugins like Flash Player, Java, Adobe PDF Reader plugin, etc. This will not affect extensions like AdBlock Plus. Learn the difference!
Ah, ok then. But still... leave my adblocks alone! Extension or Plugin or Scriplet or whatever LOL I don't much care about the others really.
 

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What do you mean? The Unity Integration plugin is only available in Ubuntu, not Windows.
 


Not the Unity window manager, the unity game engine.
 

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This is very bad news for developers community. We are moving to the web and apps fully controlled by a large corporations.
 

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This is very bad news for developers community. We are moving to the web and apps fully controlled by a large corporations.
 

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Looks like a good time to move to Waterfox.

Yeah, most of us uses adblock because of shit like Youtube and annoying sites with 50 flash ads around the page.
 
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