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I searched the forum for "LQ tags" but it only searched for "tags" instead [I presume it not uses search pattern with only 2 chars] and looked into the FAQ but not found the solution...
I also browsed the usercp, but to no avail.
Pale, Moon about:config / JS and linuxquestions.org editor issue
Since some years passed... some stuff changed.
Now I run again a Slackware based Linux, but it's no longer SLAX, but Porteus (started as "Slax remix")
Sadly, with my recent posts... it seems linuxquestions.org is not able to realize that I posted from a Slackware based Linux OS.
Instead of Firefox, I tweaked all my Porteus to use the quicker Pale Moon instead...
Since Pale Moon is a Firefox variant, that should work with about:config in Pale Moon as well...
I check that out and post the results shortly.
Pale Moon has no entry that reads "general.useragent.extra" at all...
Do I need to name it "general.useragent.extra.firefox" for it to work? Cause that would be wrong, since "general.useragent.extra.palemoon" is the correct identifier.
And yet another issue:
So, I added a new string:
with the contents of
This post is mainly to check if it now works as it should... No double post meant... I presume linuxquestions.org runs the check anew for every new post and sure not changes older posts...
Nope, nothing changed. Is it due to the general.useragent.extra.palemoon part, or because it lacks the general.useragent.vendor part?
I now added:
(I presume linuxquestions.org doen't have an icon of Porteus,since it is a Slackware variant, and separate icons for all and every main Linux variants would be overkill, in my book...)
As seen in this post http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...7/#post5217285 sadly, it still not works...
The general.useragent.vendor stuff should be OK... So, is the issue due to me not using the technically wrong general.useragent.extra.firefox but the correct identifier general.useragent.extra.palemoon string?
Distribution: Debian, Red Hat, Slackware, Fedora, Ubuntu
For LQ to display your posts as coming from Slackware, the text "Slackware" must be included somewhere in the User Agent your browser sends. While we've posted how this can be altered for a couple popular browsers, I'm not personally familiar enough with palemoon to be able to offer any additional advice from there.
As for the js issue, are you running any additional browser addons? Are you sure you've allowed all js used by LQ?
For clarification, LQ doesn't care (or even parse for) the browser you are using.
(emphasis by me)
In the link your posted above with the explanation, you write this:
Originally Posted by jeremy
For LQ to display your posts as coming from Slackware, the text "Slackware" must be included somewhere in the User Agent your browser sends.
That sounds that LQ does parse and care for the browser I (or anyone else) use... How else could it "grep" if or if not the text "Slackware" is included somewhere in the User Agent?
After a restart of Pale Moon the JS issue did vanish by itself, with the very same settings, aka without me having changed anything about JS on LQ... *shrug*
(Or maybe I forgot googleapis.com then and added / allowed JS from it now... the dozens and dozens of sites with even more JS to be allowed or disallowed is kinda a work load on its own... )
Last edited by Rava; 08-08-2014 at 11:32 AM.
Reason: Added solved JS issue
Please keep this discussion in a single thread, as you're now posting the same exact content in multiple threads. Thanks.
I removed / edited the contents of the other post to have all stuff in here:
Originally Posted by Rava
I answered in the other thread...
(P.S: how does one delete a thread? or is it not possible?)
Most probably you answered in the other thread the same time as I edited the post in the other thread to remove its contents in order to put it all in here inśtead. I do apologize for that mistake (posting in the wrong thread) and by removing the contents of the post I not wanted to post in the first place kinda confusing you...
(I did post in that other thread by mistake, it was all meant to be posted in this thread, therefore I edited the other post to have the content only in here, and not in 2 threads...)
Does LQ have a "sandbox" sub forum, where one can post test posts? Cause that would be brilliant to check for such matters?
Also good for forum newbies to learn about bbcode and such without the need to post weird or wrong formatted posts.
Last edited by Rava; 08-08-2014 at 11:46 AM.