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Archive for November 21st, 2016

When your browser extensions go rouge…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/21

A while ago I suspected at least one of my Chrome extensions to do funny things.

In the end it appeared that “Live HTTP Headers 1.0.8” went rogue a while ago and has by now been removed from the store as this link is gone: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/iaiioopjkcekapmldfgbebdclcnpgnlo ()

It was part of a much larger set of extensions that went away and isn’t limited to Chrome: other browsers with extension mechanisms suffer from this too. More links about this at the bottom of this post.

Which means that by now you should be really careful which extensions you have installed and enabled.

So, browse through these and ensure you’ve disabled everything you don’t need permanently:

On my system, I removed these:

When you go from Chrome to these URLs through the extensions page, it usually appends an UTM tracker like utm_source to the URL.

So I dug into that as well and found these links explaining them:

References:

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Posted in Chrome, Chrome, Firefox, Google, Internet Explorer, Opera, Power User, Safari, Web Browsers | 3 Comments »

Hydrogen – a free and open source cross platform drum machine…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/21

Features | Hydrogen

via: Hydrogen – a free and open source cross platform drum machineHydrogen is a software synthesizer which can be used alone, emulating a drum machine based… – Danie van der Merwe – Google+

 

Posted in About, LifeHacker, Music, Personal, Power User | Leave a Comment »

Some links to get WDS to work with Tomato

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/11/21

Just in case I ever need this: some links to get WDS working on Tomato based routers and have seamless WiFi handover.

And if I want to do it with a few Fritz!Box devices:

–jeroen

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