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Popup blocker arrives in Chromium!

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I have been using Chromium browser on linux ever since I heard of the pre alpha releases on ppa. I have been updating the browser almost every alternate day from the daily builds repository.

As usual, having updated it today, I came across the popup blocker while browsing sites where advertisements galore and where I have to manually close all the windows. The popup blocker showed a slick notification at the right hand bottom corner of the browser. Since then, I tested it on a lot of sites and it seems to be working really nicely.

Great work done! Now a flash plugin and I will shift to Chromium permanently!

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