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Re: www/firefox insists on being "mobile"?
It was the same for me (also firefox 39.0 under -current from yesterday); the User Agent Switcher pointed by youri above worked for me too; BTW I have a laptop running FreeBSD 10.1 (actually TrueOS) with firefox 38.0, which does not have the problem.
On 23 Jul 2015, at 12:44, Paul Goyette <paul%vps1.whooppee.com@localhost> wrote:
> I've rebuilt firefox a number of times (along with all dependant packages), and I'm seeing something rather annoying...
> If I enter the url "http://finance.yahoo.com" it insists on sending me to a redirect site
> So, any suggestions?
Is this a server-side issue ? I would check the browser ident string being sent from each version of Firefox, and spoof the NetBSD version to match exactly what the Windows one sends: my suspicion is that Yahoo does both browser and platform matching, and when it doesn’t see Mac or Windows defaults to mobile.
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