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"Get user scripts" userscripts.org alternatives #1884

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jerone opened this issue Mar 1, 2014 · 13 comments
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"Get user scripts" userscripts.org alternatives #1884

jerone opened this issue Mar 1, 2014 · 13 comments
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@jerone
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jerone commented Mar 1, 2014

You probably read about the issues USO is having. As a result of that there are now 2 alternatives in development: Greasy Fork & OpenUserJS.

I know they don't have the database like USO has, but I think we need to consider changing the links in Monkey menu > Websites & Add-on Manager > "Get user scripts"-button.

One solution is to make a page on greasespot.net where all collection sites are linked.

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arantius commented Mar 3, 2014

http://wiki.greasespot.net/User_Script_Hosting

Basic page created.

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jerone commented Mar 3, 2014

http://wiki.greasespot.net/User_Script_Hosting

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Looks great.
I suggest removing the USO link in the Monkey menu and changing the "Get user scripts"-button to your basic page.

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I suggest removing the USO link in the Monkey menu and changing the "Get user scripts"-button to your basic page.

This would be great. I'll put together a pull request when I get the time.

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This fix is to be included in version 1.16. It would be helpful if you could install the newest beta and provide feedback; it should be released in a few days unless we hear of problems.

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jerone commented May 28, 2014

Was this included in 1.16beta6? Because the link still opens userscripts.org for me...

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Wow I'm embarrassed now; yes there's several other places that link to us.o -- fix incoming. (Could have sworn I checked but obviously I did not.)

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jerone commented May 28, 2014

Also need to change the text in the monkey-menu -> websites -> userscripts.org

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jerone commented Jun 5, 2014

A few more references to USO on greasespot & wiki:

BTW: AMO beta channel says version 2.0beta1, but downloads 0.9.22.

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BTW, AMO release channel says version 2.0, but downloads 0.9.22 if Ff<29..

@pihentagy
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What about http://www.webextender.net/? Is it worth mentioning?

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cletusc commented Aug 26, 2014

I would recommend NOT using any of the userscripts.org mirrors. There seem to be quite a few out there run by different people and all look just like userscripts.org did. Users can install scripts from there at their own risk, but I don't think GM should officially direct users to a potentially dangerous site.

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Ok, got it. Btw does any of the sites support fetching my own scripts from userscripts.org with history, comments and other details?

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cletusc commented Aug 26, 2014

does any of the sites support fetching my own scripts from userscripts.org with history

I doubt it. Most everyone has completely abandoned the site once it went down. Get what you truly need manually. All of the users you had from userscripts.org likely won't be getting any of your updates since it went down, so it is probably best to start fresh.

Please direct any further questions about userscripts.org to the greasemonkey-users mailing list or to one of the other userscript site forums.

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