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Need to permanently disable outdated plugin notification

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I have an iMac G5 (PowerPC) running OS 10.5.8 with Firefox 3.6.28. I am constantly getting a yellow bar across the top of my browser for almost every web page, stating that "Some plugins used by this page" with a prompt to update my plugins. However, the plugins in question are the most up-to-date versions available for this browser for this operating system for this computer. This is very annoying.

Other than the obvious fix (buy an Intel-based Mac), how can I permanently disable this notification?

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hello, enter "about:config" into the address bar of the browser, confirm the info dialog, then search for the preference named "plugins.hide_infobar_for_outdated_plugin" & double-click it in order to toggle it to "true".

please note that firefox also won't support the ppc architecture any longer, however if you want to use an up-to-date browser based on firefox you can switch to "tenfourfox" , the downside would be: it doesn't support plugins at all - Firefox no longer works with Mac OS X 10.4 or PowerPC processors

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Type about:config and filter for plugins.hide_infobar_for_outdated_plugin and double-left-click or right-click and toggle this to true