Eliminating the Flash nag

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Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby Tranas » Sat Nov 30, 2013 2:38 am

I constantly get the "adobe flash player is required to display some elements on this page" yellow bar bs.
What is the fix to get rid of this annoyance?
TIA
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby mapx » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:12 am

example site ?
go to chrome://plugins and see if flash player is installed
if not, go to
http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?no_redirect
(uncheck mcaffe stuff ...)
and install it (flash for non-IE browsers)
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby Tranas » Mon Dec 02, 2013 6:25 pm

In the event is was not crystal clear in the initial post - I am not interested in installing flash and do not want to be constantly reminded that so many sites choose to use it.

I want to *turn-off* the nag. Not install Flash.

I was hoping there was something similar to the Firefox solution - placing a check-mark in a box to stop the annoyance.

http://www.cvedetails.com/vulnerability ... layer.html
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby mapx » Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:27 pm

well, it's not possible
see the chromium bug a user opened 1 year ago:
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issu ... ?id=143635

(if you dont use any plugin it seems you can use a workaround: start your iron with the parameter
Code: Select all
--disable-plugins
)
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby Tranas » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:51 pm

mapx wrote:well, it's not possible
see the chromium bug a user opened 1 year ago:
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issu ... ?id=143635

(if you dont use any plugin it seems you can use a workaround: start your iron with the parameter
Code: Select all
--disable-plugins
)


Well, actually, it is possible - just that those writing the code are not interested. Thanks for the input. I had seen the chromium group posts, and the result over there is clear.

However this is an Iron forum, hopefully monitored by Iron coders. "The browser of the future - based on the free Sourcecode "Chromium" - without any problems at privacy and security"

... so I figured they would have more of an interest in eliminating this sort of thing - certainly not interested in nagging/forcing you to install what is arguably one of the biggest security risks in a browser.

YMMV
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby philipre » Fri May 02, 2014 7:27 pm

Bump.

The only plugin I want to disable is Flash. What are my options?
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby philipre » Sat May 03, 2014 1:11 pm

mapx wrote:if you dont use any plugin it seems you can use a workaround: start your iron with the parameter
Code: Select all
--disable-plugins
)

I only want to disable the Flash plugin not other plugins. So what to do?
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Re: Eliminating the Flash nag

Postby storno » Wed May 14, 2014 8:39 am

philipre wrote:Bump.

The only plugin I want to disable is Flash. What are my options?


FlashBlock

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/flashblock/gofhjkjmkpinhpoiabjplobcaignabnl
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