Kevin Deldycke - adhttps://kevin.deldycke.com/2007-04-17T19:07:57+02:00How-To Block Ads in Konqueror2007-04-17T19:07:57+02:002007-04-17T19:07:57+02:00Kevin Deldycketag:kevin.deldycke.com,2007-04-17:/2007/04/how-to-block-ads-in-konqueror/<p>Starting from version 3.5, <a href="https://www.konqueror.org">Konqueror</a> feature an ad blocker mechanism based on regular expressions. Here is a little how-to to help you install an efficient filter&nbsp;set.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/2007/konqueror-ad-block-filter1.png"></p> <ol> <li> <p>Dowload the latest <a href="https://www.pierceive.com">Filterset.G</a> regexp set. The file which contain all rules is located at <a href="https://www.pierceive.com/filtersetg/">https://www.pierceive.com/filtersetg/</a> under …</p></li></ol><p>Starting from version 3.5, <a href="https://www.konqueror.org">Konqueror</a> feature an ad blocker mechanism based on regular expressions. Here is a little how-to to help you install an efficient filter&nbsp;set.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/2007/konqueror-ad-block-filter1.png"></p> <ol> <li> <p>Dowload the latest <a href="https://www.pierceive.com">Filterset.G</a> regexp set. The file which contain all rules is located at <a href="https://www.pierceive.com/filtersetg/">https://www.pierceive.com/filtersetg/</a> under the name <code>YYYY-MM-DD.txt</code>.</p> </li> <li> <p>Go to <code>Settings</code> &gt; <code>Configure Konqueror...</code> menu.</p> </li> <li> <p>Then go to <code>AdBlock Filters</code> panel (the one on the&nbsp;screenshot).</p> </li> <li> <p>Check both <code>Enable filters</code> and <code>Hide filtered images</code> options.</p> </li> <li> <p>Use the <code>Import...</code> button to load the &ldquo;Filterset.G&rdquo; file you previoulsy&nbsp;downloaded</p> </li> <li> <p>Enjoy ad-free web&nbsp;sites!</p> </li> </ol> <p>By the way, I hope to see the <a href="https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143495">feature suggested by Andreas Frische</a> to get some attention by the Konqueror community: it would be nice to have an integrated auto-updater of filter set in Konqueror (and make this how-to&nbsp;deprecated).</p>