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Toggle flash in Safari via plug-in
Authored by: corienti on Feb 14, '09 03:28:44AM

I use a simpler method.
I use Safari as my "stable", "serious" browser, and simply have plugins disabled completely (tickbox in preferences).
This gets rid of all videos.

When I hit a page that has a video I actually want to view (youtube, apple trailers, etc) I simply copy the URL and switch to Firefox and load the page in Firefox and view it there. I then close the page afterwards, and simply restart Firefox if it gets sluggish (as it normally has no windows open except when I'm watching something).



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Toggle flash in Safari via plug-in
Authored by: fud on Feb 20, '09 01:18:50PM

I do something similar, except I don't launch another browser. Just open Safari prefs and click "enable plug-ins" and reload page. Keyboard shortcut CMD-COMMA makes it quick, and Prefs opens to the last tab so it stays on Security.

Anybody have a thought on how to create a visible flag showing the "enable plug-ins" checkbox state, and then click to toggle it?



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