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Old 3rd January 2012, 10:02 PM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

I'm used Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Fedora Linux i686; rv:9.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/9.0.1 to User Agents Swicther.
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Old 3rd January 2012, 10:11 PM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Nurul Imam:

I've removed your signature links. Using them has violated the forum policies and branded you a spammer. If you wish to be a part of this community, you are welcome, but this is not a free advertising venue. Any further self-serving links will be deleted and you will be not only banned, but your IP will be submitted to internet wide anti-spam services.
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Old 5th May 2012, 07:19 PM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Forum useragent testing.

Please ignore this post.

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Ok. If anyone wants their user agent to accurately reflect their F16 system here on the forums, install the user agent switcher extension to Firefox, then add an entry for F16, and include the following in the string.

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Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Fedora/3.3.4-1.fc16 Firefox/12.0
Note that you will have to manually update the kernel and Firefox version components yourself.
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Old 6th May 2012, 01:53 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Wow never realized this thread became so popular .
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Old 6th May 2012, 09:14 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

User agent test - please ignore.

Edit: great, thanks Dan.
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Old 6th May 2012, 10:46 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Testing out the Mandriva user agent as there is no Mageia icon
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Old 23rd May 2012, 03:44 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

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When they went with Firefox 4, they didn't change the default user agent in firefox to specify fedora.

You can change it yourself if you wish to.
But why did the user agent in fedora is not set to reflect the OS name?

Market share studies are based on user agent, why doesn't fedora have it?
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Old 24th May 2012, 03:43 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

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But why did the user agent in fedora is not set to reflect the OS name?

Market share studies are based on user agent, why doesn't fedora have it?
Surely that is a good question for the developers... Sadly they don't monitor the forums, so wen can't answer that question...
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Old 26th July 2012, 06:06 PM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

I filed a bug report and they said removing the useragent improves security. Bit obscure.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824717
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Old 29th July 2012, 03:33 AM
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I filed a bug report and they said removing the useragent improves security. Bit obscure.
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=824717
You're being generous.

That developer's response to your entirely reasonable request was downright bizarre. First he didn't seem to believe you that other distros include the distro name in the user-agent field, then you gave him an example, and he didn't respond for a month and finally said they don't want to fix it, for a reason so ridiculous it's hard to take seriously. That is just weird.
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Old 29th July 2012, 04:11 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Felt weird too. But he's is the "package maintainer".
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Old 20th November 2012, 09:07 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Testing user agent edit.

Er, that clearly didn't work as expected.
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Old 20th November 2012, 09:09 AM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

How about now?

That's better.
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Old 20th November 2012, 01:10 PM
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You're being generous.

That developer's response to your entirely reasonable request was downright bizarre. First he didn't seem to believe you that other distros include the distro name in the user-agent field, then you gave him an example, and he didn't respond for a month and finally said they don't want to fix it, for a reason so ridiculous it's hard to take seriously. That is just weird.
Agreed. The B.S. alarm jangled on his first response, went full bells on the second, and never abated.

I kinda got the feeling he doesn't know how to change it.
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Old 9th December 2012, 03:21 PM
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Re: Fedora Useragent

Test post. Checking user agent again.
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