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Old 08-20-2009, 02:39 PM   #16
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I added it to my user agent in about:config as follows:

"Slackware/Firefox/3.5.2"

The label name is : general.useragent.extra.firefox in about:config

though I dunno what this might do to updates, if anything, IF one updates via auto-update.. Nor if it will remain after an update (I *think* it will)...

Sasha

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Old 08-20-2009, 02:41 PM   #17
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@Jeremy: I am running Slackware 12.0 with Firefox that already comes with the distro. It is version 2.0.0.20
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:44 PM   #18
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Jeebizz, the UA for your post doesn't allow us to detect the OS beyond simply "Linux".

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Old 08-20-2009, 02:44 PM   #19
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I thought the Windows logo would just imply all versions of windows. However looking at johnsfine's post, it shows an older Windows logo. Are you running 2000?
I noticed and wondered about that myself. I'm running 64 bit XP, which is "older" now that almost everything is Vista. But it isn't as old as that flag say it is.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:46 PM   #20
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@Jeremy, aww, so I cannot change that then? I Feel so left out
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:46 PM   #21
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When I ran a browser agent on my blog, I noticed that Slackware always came up with the penguin - I think it's because it's the only (or one of the few) distros that doesn't stick it's id over all the apps. So whereas Debian gives
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Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.1) Gecko/20090707 Firefox/3.0 (Debian-3.5-1)
as the agent, Slackware just identifies as "Linux". And that's why it doesn't get it's own logo.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:48 PM   #22
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@Jeremy, aww, so I cannot change that then? I Feel so left out
You'd have to edit the useragent string in about:config to make it work.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:48 PM   #23
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I noticed and wondered about that myself. I'm running 64 bit XP, which is "older" now that almost everything is Vista. But it isn't as old as that flag say it is.
The icon in your future posts should be correct.

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Old 08-20-2009, 02:48 PM   #24
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As shown in my last few posts.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:50 PM   #25
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...31#post3651331

@ Jeebizz -- look up! Waaaay up!

Sasha
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:54 PM   #26
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@XavierP: Dumb question, but where is that exactly?
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:54 PM   #27
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By editing the string before hitting submit you can pretend to have a distro farm. If that's the way your mind runs, of course. Not that mine does, oh no
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:56 PM   #28
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@Jeebizz - about:config, type in useragent to the search box and look for general.useragent.extra.firefoxComment - double click it and set your distro in that changeable box. See my last few posts (and this one) in this thread to see what you can do.
 
Old 08-20-2009, 02:58 PM   #29
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I haven't got a Slack icon in that thread.
...or any.

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Old 08-20-2009, 02:59 PM   #30
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In the interests of science (!!!), I tried to post from Dillo, but that didn't really work. It seems as if Dillo makes a bit of a mess of the formatting anyway, but it won't stay logged in long enough to actually post (I think when you log in and should get redirected, but don't that breaks the 'stay logged in chain' in some way, but I'm only guessing).

Anyway, at this point Dillo doesn't really seem to work, so I'm posting from konqueror, but its taken so long that the 'browser icon' thing is now dead...shame as was looking forward to seeing what icon Dillo got.(And, with konqueror the fonts look a bit clunky, but you do get a spell checker, which my usual browser of choice, Opera, lacks.)
 
  


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