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Old 06-19-2010, 07:02 AM   #1
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scripts should use an informative user-agent string with contact information


After installing Slackware 13.1, I find that I am getting the message:

scripts should use an informative user-agent string with contact information

when I access certain websites. Wiki pages, for example. This happens only with Konqueror.

Any ideas as to what I might change to gain access to content, which would presumably be to provide content in a user-agent string?

Thanks.
 
Old 06-20-2010, 04:01 PM   #2
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The message simply states that the web site maintainers have adopted a policy to block unknown clients. This is due to avoid robots and/or malicious stuff that might increase the server load heavily.

Indeed, your browser don't send the User Agent string, otherwise we should see some OS icon in the lower-left corner of your post (in place of the circled question mark). To set up the user agent in Konqueror, try Settings --> Configure Konqueror --> Browser identification --> Send identification. Hope this helps.

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