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Old 05-25-2010, 09:45 PM   #1
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Question LQ Tags


Hi,

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.

I see on the right in the main menu the entry "LQ Tags" (http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/lqtags.php) and I see that most of you have edited their LQ tags, mine still says the generic "Linux" and I wanted that to change to Slackware, but how?

Could be that I missed the detail somehow, though...
 
Old 05-25-2010, 10:41 PM   #2
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You tag posts, with whatever you want. Don't worry too much about it.

However, you can specify your distro through your user CP. <-- is that what you're really asking?

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Old 05-25-2010, 11:27 PM   #3
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You can specify your distro through your user CP. <-- is that what you're really asking?
Yes, that was what I was really trying to ask, sorre me is no native tongue and especially with more complex or more tzechnical stuff I have issues at times to get it to you in English...

*tries to browse the user CP again*
_______________________________________________

Anyway, I was logged out of LQ... was that due to a timeout, or because my IP changed?
Is it possible to stay logged into LQ and not be logged out at times?
 
Old 05-25-2010, 11:33 PM   #4
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Sorry, that would be "My LQ" - it changed a few years back to help people figure out what it was.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...do=editprofile

when you use the ______________________ it makes what is after it harder to see because my brain thinks it's a signature.

Next time just use white space.

On logging out: make sure the "remember me" box is ticked, then a cookie will be set to help LQ remember you.

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Last edited by titanium_geek; 05-25-2010 at 11:37 PM.
 
Old 05-26-2010, 05:42 AM   #5
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... mine still says the generic "Linux"
and I wanted that to change to Slackware, but how ?
I guess, you don't mean 'Tag' but the penguin logo ?

Firefox > > URL = about:config
> >
general.useragent.extra.firefox Slackware/Firefox/<version>

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...forums-773853/

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...s-icon-773455/
..

Last edited by knudfl; 05-26-2010 at 05:44 AM.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 07:11 AM   #6
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I guess, you don't mean 'Tag' but the penguin logo ?
Yes that's what I meant...

Quote:
Originally Posted by knudfl View Post
Firefox > > URL = about:config
> >
general.useragent.extra.firefox Slackware/Firefox/<version>
I currently run Seamonkey, so it's
general.useragent.extra.seamonkey Slackware/SeaMonkey/2.0.5
instead,
now I did change it but it is still the same...

I think it works the same with FF or SM, yes?


//EDIT
I see now, it not changes the value for the OLD posts on here, but changes them for the NEW posts...

At least prior this post editing I saw the Slackware icon...
Post this edit the icon now is gone... :?

Last edited by Rava; 05-27-2010 at 07:13 AM. Reason: //EDIT addition
 
Old 05-27-2010, 09:01 AM   #7
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Your Slackware icon works fine. I believe that the icon will show (and keep) the relevant icon for the machine you are posting from at that time and it stores the record.
 
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Old 08-07-2014, 09:08 PM   #8
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Exclamation 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...

Could that be the issue?

Or is this the issue again:
Quote:
Originally Posted by knudfl View Post
Firefox > > URL = about:config
> >
general.useragent.extra.firefox Slackware/Firefox/<version>

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...forums-773853/

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...s-icon-773455/
..
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.

//update:
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:

Also, I allowed NoScript to run all JavaScript sites that are used by linuxquestions.org, still, when I mar text in the editor and click on, e.g. "italic", nothing happens. I always have to insert the bbcode by hand... That kinda sucks...

Last edited by Rava; 08-07-2014 at 09:12 PM.
 
Old 08-07-2014, 09:26 PM   #9
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So, I added a new string:
general.useragent.extra.palemoon
with the contents of
PaleMoon/24.6.2(x86)

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...

//Update1
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:
general.useragent.vendor;Slackware
and also
general.useragent.vendor.sub;Porteus(i686)2.0

(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...)

//Update2
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?

Last edited by Rava; 08-07-2014 at 09:56 PM.
 
Old 08-08-2014, 10:07 AM   #10
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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?

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Old 08-08-2014, 10:27 AM   #11
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jeremy, your posts confuse me.

In the other thread you wrote this:
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
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:
Quote:
Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
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 10:32 AM. Reason: Added solved JS issue
 
Old 08-08-2014, 10:29 AM   #12
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Please keep this discussion in a single thread, as you're now posting the same exact content in multiple threads. Thanks.

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Old 08-08-2014, 10:39 AM   #13
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Please keep this discussion in a single thread, as you're now posting the same exact content in multiple threads. Thanks.

--jeremy
I removed / edited the contents of the other post to have all stuff in here:
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rava View Post
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...)

Thanks.


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 10:46 AM. Reason: extended
 
Old 08-08-2014, 10:51 AM   #14
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