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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by Rome » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:22 pm

Waterfox 56.2.5 works perfectly with flashgot. Research guys and gals

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by therube » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:58 pm

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by Rome » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:51 am

therube wrote:Not with e10s ;-).

FlashGot menu items do not fully display in WF.
disabling multi-process & the context-menu item

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by Giorgio Maone » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:07 pm

Marc144 wrote:I guess since there was no response or update from the programmer, it must be a dead issue. Really upsetting! This may be a good place for anyone to let us know if they find a similar program out there that is compatible. I have found nothing even close.
I'd really like to allocate some work time to a FlashGot Quantum, because in many instances I've found myself in need of writing ad-hoc scripts to accomplish tasks I previously used it for.
Unfortunately putting NoScript back on its rails proved to be a much more time and energy consuming endeavor than I could ever imagine one year ago, and the limitations of the WebExtensions API doesn't make the other side of this equation any easier.
I don't want to give up yet, but if you find any surrogate let me know, because I too could use it myself in the meanwhile.

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by Guest » Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:10 pm

Thank you for your working, take it easy, we can wait. If there are problems make it impossible, I can understand, anyway you have did a very good work.

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by TAO » Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:50 pm

Hi.
To be honest, there is no good surrogate for FlashGot, Please try to update it or maybe make it open source so other developer works on it and make it work.
I know this is a big request but FlashGot was one of the greatest download plugins and it's not fair to leave it behind like this.

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Re: Firefox quantum

Post by GrumpyOldNan » Mon Dec 31, 2018 7:51 am

In the absence of both DTA and FG for Quantum, we here in linux land have found that uGet appears to be a flexible and carefully integrated downloader project that won't misbehave - even if it hasn't the power of the FG/DTA/ Gecko combo.
Its yutub implementation doesn't bother with dash iteration but does allow configuration for
varying file sizes and types. Since it's based on the youtb api itself, it's fairly resistant to annoying changes
in dependencies that other third-party dlers suffer from.
I like it for its wildcard use in batch downloads from messy web pages. Again, not half as
flexible as FG re sniffing, but not too difficult to configure.
A good commandline, always important, is there.
The main dev seems to be a caring kind of an owner. This is important to those of us who want to
find someone to place trust in now that the modern browser appears to be quickly converging on
all things ggle.
I use this downloader to try to bash my way through the weed-infested ecology of the modern browser for more
timely access to lists of files where the Chromium clones all seem to want to make a person wait for every page
to suck down every piece of irrelevance before allowing (slow) access to files.
Also, with the deprecation of RSS in Fx, I'm finding that I mostly fire up non-Quantum net-connected applications to begin a normal browsing session, calling up uGet for file-getting - with those applications calling on Fx to display and sort detail as needed.
As long as the feed reader either has no javascript integration, or has a toggle for JS, it's a more efficient way for this reader to get around their usual browsing beat these days.
The only session I'd be turning Fx on initially for would be for searching and peeking at entirely new websites.
It feels a lot like 2001 again to me.

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