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adblock filter updates not very automatic

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chris rosa

11 Sep, 2013 08:07 PM

When I check, my filter updates are almost always 2-6 days (or more) out of date. Is there a way to specify the update frequency? Once daily would probably be sufficient.

  1. 1 Posted by Kieran on 11 Sep, 2013 08:21 PM

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    The length of time we update filter lists by is decided by the list itself, If you look at EasyList, for example, (link), you will see on line 6 that it expires every 4 days. AdBlock reads this and understands that it only needs to update every 4 days. This is so that EasyList's server doesn't get overloaded.

  2. Kieran closed this discussion on 11 Sep, 2013 08:21 PM.

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