Does anybody Use the DuckDuckGo Browser?

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Does anybody Use the DuckDuckGo Browser?

Unread post by TwoTankAmin » 2023-12-03, 16:49

Right now I use P M as my default browser everywhere but Chase, Citi,Schwab and Prime Videos (it works fine to shop on Amazon). I have been using FF on thise sites and sometime YouTube because I have a FF Youtube ad blocker. I would prefer another alternative and am wondering about the DDG one. I have looked at Opera, Vivaldi and a few others and do not have them. DDG is me defauly seach engine in both browsers I have but I still use Google Search more often. I am not registered on Google.

There is one advantage to FF. I use AdBlocker for YouTube and see no ads there. When I watch the vids using P M, I get ads :-(
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Re: Does anybody Use the DuckDuckGo Browser?

Unread post by Night Wing » 2023-12-03, 20:55

@ TwoTankAmin

If you do "not" have a YouTube account, you can block most of the ads in YouTube when using Pale Moon.

Go to Tools, then Persmissions. In the Persmissions Manager, left click on the YT address to highlight it. Then on the right side showing the information for YT, delete all the YT cookies under Store Cookies and Site Data. Then choose "Block" to keep YT from placing cookies when using Pale Moon.

Then under Open Pop-up Windows, choose "Block" so pop-up windows are not allowed. This will allow you to use uBlock Origin (or Adblock Latitude) and have it enabled for YT (or Adblock Latitude).

The above is how I keep the ads from playing in YouTube when I use linux Pale Moon.
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Re: Does anybody Use the DuckDuckGo Browser?

Unread post by BenFenner » 2023-12-04, 16:57

I have an account with YouTube and I'm singed into it on all 5 of my PCs. They all run Pale Moon with uBlockOrigin (base filters) and I still haven't seen a single ad on YouTube in years, including during this new apocalypse.

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