AdBlock Alternatives for Linux

    AdBlock is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is uMatrix, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to AdBlock and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to AdBlock are Pi-hole (Free, Open Source), NextDNS (Freemium), Disconnect (Paid, Open Source) and Hosts by Steven Black (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 10, 2021

    1. Block ads on the right side of the screen when using Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail and Outlook.com which expand your message space Removes the ads and sponsored links and squeezes out the empty space left behind by other ad blockers to give you more room to write your messages.
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    2. Just as webpages grew bloated with ads, so too have ad blockers grown bloated with little-used filtering rules and features that sap their would-be speed and hog your computer or device’s disk space, CPU cycles, and memory.
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    3. Fast and memory efficient content blocking Chrome extension - helps you hide ads, avoid tracking, load pages faster, fight procrastination. Detailed stats - requests count, size etc.

      Video guide: Video guide: https://youtu.be/tBj7Bk0KVd4.
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    4. Better Pop Up Blocker improves the default pop up blockers for Google Chrome and Apple Safari by blocking pop up windows opened by javascript, & other annoyances like alert, prompt, and confirm boxes.
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    5. Ultimate blocker which says no to every network packet until you explicitly allow it.
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    6. Facebook AdBlock for Chrome enhances your user experience. Your Facebook user experience is not interrupted by companies trying to sell you things or make you install useless games.
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    7. In 2014, Michael Gundlach (the creator of the AdBlock extension) discontinued his pay-monthly "CatBlock" extension, that let users replace ads online with cats (or any other image from Flickr).
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • Google Chrome
      • Opera
      • Chromium
      • Firefox
      Get rid of ads, earn extra funds and optionally tip your favorite sites. Tips are anonymized and can be as small as 1 cent! Cyceam removes ads except those which pay you to see them. Also, you can choose to browse totally ad-free.

      Discontinued

      No recent updates and website is down.

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    8. Firefox extension that enables you to handle super-aggresive anti-popup settings . Yes popups is a Firefox extension that quickly toggles the most restrictive anti-popup options on and off : to toggle popups on/off, either click on the icon or press CTRL+SHIFT+Q.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Raspbian
      • Raspberry Pi
      Block malware, tracking, & ads on every device in your network. Choose a single device, a group, or your entire network. Simple software deployment and configuration. Custom blocklist & exceptions.
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