I use ADBlock Plus at work and in 2 home PCs. Many times I'll block an AD on a page, or create a custom filter, on one machine and then have to block again at the other machines. Is there a way to ensure changes to one instance will reflect or synchronize to the others?
A combination of a file synchronization tool and an HTTP server will do the trick:
First, create a synched folder on all the computers where you use ADBlock Plus. Place an empty text file on that folder, and put
Now start an HTTP server on the machine (you can have it blocked by firewall, as we will use only localhost), and have it serve the folder where the file resides.
Finally, add a new filter subscription and set its address as
For the file sync, Dropbox is a great tool, and it runs on Windows, Linux and mac. For the HTTP protocol, in Linux apache is the most popular server. In Windows I use a nice little app called mongoose.