How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

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How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby gracious1 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 11:41

Raymond Hill's enormously popular uBlock Origin now comes in three editions: Web Extensions, XUL ("legacy" or "full add-on"), and hybrid. The edition made available at the Mozilla' Add-on Site (AMO) is either pure Web Extensions or hybrid. Pale Moon 27, however, requires the XUL or "full add-on" edition. So here is how to fetch and download the correct edition for Pale Moon 27.

1. Go to the uBlock Origin Releases page at GitHub (a version-control repository and Internet hosting site).https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/releases

2. Scroll down until you see the label "Latest Release" in green letters. It should look something like this:
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3. Now we install the extension.
a. Look the right, under Downloads, and you will see links that look like uBlock0.<something>.xpi .
b. Look for the one with firefox in the name (oh, the irony). This is the XUL edition that will properly function in Pale Moon.
c. Click on this link. Click "Allow" if prompted by a pop-up.

4. Now look in your Add-ons Manager. You should see uBlock Origin installed with the beloved Blue Dot. :thumbup:

Nice work! :clap:
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Thehandyman1957 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 15:49

I get this when I try that link even on safe mode.
Screenshot - Thursday,8,31,17 , 8_48_32 AM.png
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Fedor2 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 16:09

Do you use noscript? If so add github into exceptions on advanced XSS settings

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Al6bus » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 16:14

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... /versions/
scroll down to green button @ install
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Fedor2 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 16:28

The hassle with github to get recent version, which is now unavailable on moazilla site.

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby gracious1 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 17:21

Al6bus wrote:https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/versions/
scroll down to green button @ install


That will allow you to install 1.13.8, which is fine if you want to stay with that version. But if you want the latest version that is compatible with Pale Moon, you have to get it from GitHub, not from Mozilla any longer.

For example, the most recent release as I write this is version 1.14.2, and this is what you want (not the link at AMO):
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock/relea ... irefox.xpi
That will get you the pure XUL (or "legacy" or "full add-on") uBlock.
And you will know you are successful when you see the the correct version number and the blue dot in your Add-ons Manager:
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby gracious1 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 17:30

Thehandyman1957 wrote:I get this when I try that link even on safe mode.


Try this alternative:
3. Download the software bundle for installation:
a. Look the right, under Downloads, and you will see links that look like uBlock0.<something>.xpi .
b. Look for the one with firefox in the name (oh, the irony). This is the XUL edition that will properly function in Pale Moon.
c. Right-click on the link and select "Save Link As…" (or "Save Link Target As…") to download and save to disk.

4. Install the extension:
a. In Add-ons Manager, pull down "gear" menu and select "Install Add-on from File"
b. Select the uBlock0.firefox.xpi file you downloaded.

5. Now look in your Add-ons Manager. You should see uBlock Origin installed with the beloved Blue Dot. :thumbup:
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Nice work! :clap
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Thehandyman1957 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 18:00

So I tried to white list Github like you said but this is all I see. Am I missing something?
Screenshot - Thursday,8,31,17 , 10_57_35 AM.png


I tried adding Githubs site to this list but got the same issue.
I finally just disabled it for that download and then re-enabled it.

But would like to know how to do this. :think:
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Fedor2 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 18:31

Add "github.com" there

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Thehandyman1957 » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 20:31

Ah, I figured it out. I was trying to put it in the example line. Thought it was an entry post. :crazy:
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby themew » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 21:07

Instructions worked perfectly! Thanks so much @gracious1 :)

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby helloimustbegoing » Thu, 31 Aug 2017, 22:57

The XSS exception is not working for me. First I put in "github.com" That didn't work. So then I put the up arrow in front of it as I noticed all other entries had one. Still didn't work. Then I added "https://" as once again I noticed all other entries had it; still didn't work. Finally I put a * at the end hoping that would work. But it didn't. Anyone know why it's not working for me?

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Thehandyman1957 » Fri, 01 Sep 2017, 03:56

This is what I put in mine. I tested it and it worked fine.
Screenshot - Thursday,8,31,17 , 8_55_09 PM.png
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby gracious1 » Mon, 18 Sep 2017, 20:33

One final step to add: Once you have installed uBlock Origin, you may want to install JustOff's handy uBlock Origin Updater. This restores the automatic update functionality lost due to the changes at Mozilla.
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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Goodydino » Sun, 26 Nov 2017, 20:42

gracious1 wrote:a. In Add-ons Manager, pull down "gear" menu and select "Install Add-on from File"
b. Select the uBlock0.firefox.xpi file you downloaded

You can also just drag and drop the file onto the extensions window. I manually install both themes and extensions by drag and drop all the time. I like to keep backup copies of the installers, so I download them first.

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby RR222 » Fri, 01 Dec 2017, 22:39

Thank you. :clap:

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby KlarkKentThe3rd » Fri, 20 Apr 2018, 20:40

On OSX Palemoon 27.9.0 it worked no problem.

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby gracious1 » Sun, 29 Apr 2018, 06:22

Raymond Hill has now moved the XUL ("legacy or "full add-on") edition of uBlock Origin to a distinct branch, updated separately from the main branch. So now when you wish to install uBlock Origin you must use the file uBlock0.firefox-legacy.xpi . Do not use uBlock0.firefox.xpi because that is now the name of the WebExtension package.

You can see this in the first release of the new branch:
uBlock Origin 1.16.4

I will be composing a new tutorial with all-new instructions to reflect this change.

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby jacemace » Mon, 30 Apr 2018, 18:42

@gracious1 - thanks for posting the update and link to ublock legacy

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Re: How to install uBlock Origin in Pale Moon 27

Unread postby Anaemic star » Sun, 06 May 2018, 03:54

Thanks @gracious1 for install instructions :D uBlock Origin is an excellent blocker.


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