High CPU usage when blocking a 3rd party script(s) · Issue #291 · uBlockOrigin/uMatrix-issues
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Prerequisites I performed a cursory search of the issue tracker to avoid opening a duplicate issue Your issue may already be reported. I also searched the existing issues at https://github.com/gorh

Sad news

@onlooker
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Well… shit. This is one of the addons I install on every firefox profile I use. Hope the current version works for a while longer. Nevertheless, many thanks to gorhill for creating this!

@big
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I use uBlock Origin and I didn’t even know uMatrix existed.

How were people using this advanced approach to blocking unwanted site features? blocking autoload video servers or something?

blue_penquin
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uBlock is best at what it is, primarily an ad-blocker while uMatrix provided more fine grained advanced control like you can selectively block a java-script or an image or css from loading in a particular site from a particular domain. Like if you visit a website using Google’s re-captcha you can block that entire thing using the controls. It is really the best for me.

@lnxprcy
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It is absolutely amazing, it can block more and you get to block things with a more fine grain approach

@bbigras
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it can block more

Even if you use ublock in hard mode?

I thought that umatrix was able to block more like cookies. I’ll need an alternative. Or a way to do all that with ublock.

@lnxprcy
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I have ublockOr in hard mode and umatrix still blocks things ublockOr cant. Also umatrix can get around some stuff like some newspaper limits and some blockadblock things.

@gottfried
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@lnxprcy
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I learned ubo just by using it, but the “i see you are using an adblocker” always is a javascript thing so I have javascript disabled by default

The comment from the developer heavily implied that it was because he was fed up with invalid issues (which I took to mean issues with websites that wasn’t because of a problem with uMatrix). So unfortunately, perhaps the community was at least partly to blame for this :(

@lnxprcy
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wtf NO! ;n;

blue_penquin
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This is sad. I used to use it a lot and one of primary add-ons along with uBlock. So can someone tell me: will it be delisted from Mozilla add-on store now that development has stopped?

@gottfried
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