kill flash

Added by myf@userstyles, Created: Sep 06, 2008, Updated: Jun 19, 2011
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Hides plugin objects and HTML5 canvas. This may occasionally save a lot of CPU & GPU power, and in certain browsers this even causes embedded content not to download*).

More info
*)at least in Fx2+ "hidden" (not displayed) flash objects are not even downloaded. Wee :)

Instead of this you may
- use "Flashblock" extension: it does principally the same as this userstyle, but is more manageable. It relies on enabled javascript.
- in FF3 go to Tools > Add-ons > Plugins : Flash : disable. Gorgeous, 'cos you do not have to restart browser :)

2011-06-19 + canvas. this new element becomes misused as flash itself nowadays

Applies to:
all URLs

Related styles:

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