I'm trying to watch TV shows off of ABC.com, ABC.com is sending back the following warning:
Platform not supportedYou appear to be using an unsupported operating system or Web browser. In order to use our video player, we require:Windows XP/Vista with Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 3
Mac - Firefox 3+, Safari 3+
I think that this is bogus, and I probably need to switch my user agent so that it shows the correct version of firefox, but shows my OS as Windows XP/Vista or Mac. Here is the output of about:config showing all of the user agent strings:
As I understand it, these strings get assembled into the user agent header, which looks a little bit like this:
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20100106 Firefox/3.5.7 I pulled this from Wireshark, after changing the user agent values above... obviously the changes that I'm making in Firefox aren't affecting what's going out over the wire. Right now, I'm in 'press and guess' mode... if someone can give me a better idea of how user agent strings are actually set in Firefox, what the individual values are, I might have a slightly better shot at figuring this out. This is, of course, only the first part of the problem. If ABC is using something proprietary to send out their video, I may still be out of luck...
I'm using debian lenny (5.0.4) on 3 different laptops, two fresh installs and one was installed with etch and then updated.In the one that has been updated pairing works without any problem, while in both the others it doesn't work. I can see this on syslog when I try pairing from the phone:Jun 15 10:31:02 robertof-lt hcid: io_capa_response sba=00:22:5F:00:C2:1F, dba=C0:38:F9:D3:29:A3)Jun 15 10:31:02 robertof-lt hcid: io_capa_request (sba=00:22:5F:00:C2:1F, dba=C0:38:F9:D3:29:A3)Jun 15 10:31:04 robertof-lt hcid: No agent available for user confirm request
After installing Slackware 13.1, I find that I am getting the message:scripts should use an informative user-agent string with contact informationwhen 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,
I installed KDE 4.3.5 on my existing Gnome desktop and i have two users using the computer. Now from Gnome I am accustomed to switch between session very easy and the sessions continue to run. If I use the Switch option from KDE it just looks my screen and does not switch. Is it possible that I miss some programs? I installed it with Yast and used the group option. I am pretty sure that I missed something during the installation.
My normal prompt looks like: username(at)ubuntu + current directory. (Odd format, it doesn't really look like that, but I was told I needed 15 posts to post an URL).Whenever I change user with "su username" (at least when changing from root to normal user), this prompt completely disappears. All it says on the left in front of the input "$". Also the history doesn't work, and the tab key doesn't complete anything, but rather acts as the normal tab in an editor. do I fix this? It is very annoying. Sorry for the stupid question, but I've searched around for an answer, finding none.
User switching doesn't work for me anymore since upgrading to Lucid. When I choose "Switch From <user>..." in the logout menu on the top-right of my screen, it jumps to the login screen (gdm) but it doesn't show any usernames as it should.I wish I could get a screenshot of gdm but I'm not sure how.
I have an external USB drive that is NTFS. It mounts fine under my account and my wife's, but only if I fully shut-down the computer between switching. While switching users or logging out then in with a different account it will not mount the drive. I am not sure what to do... but we both access data from the same drive.
My problem started when I updated Ubuntu 10.10 developer release (or whatever it's called ) to Ubuntu 10.10 Final. When I switch user or lock the screen and log back in, my computer makes no sound. I know it's not muted since I can see that in the volume control. The only way I can fix it is by restarting my computer
When switching users or logging out and then back in, the unity desktop will be shifted to the right, so that the clock, power button, etc. is off-screen. This does not happen every time, but seems to be about 50% of the time.It looks to be shifted about the width of the toolbar on the left, so that there is a blank column the width of the toolbar, then the toolbar. So, maybe some screen position data is not being reset at log out
i'm using centos 5 and i want to save my setup when switching the user.when i switched user from user1 to user2 and then i logged in user1 back without shutting down, i couldn't see any working window on user1. But since it's working on the CPU, i guess it's working but i cannot just see the window(such as terminal in my case) i was using. i have been using scientific linux which have "save current setup" when logging out. but centos seems not to have that check box!i want to know whether centos can contain the setup for each user when switching user.
Lucid is not in testing but it's released.It seems it works now, with all desktop effects activated and switching users and closing sessions.The only thing I still don't know is which screensaver can I use if removing gnome-screensaver?
Firefox is sometimes slow opening new tabs/switching between tabs. If I click on the kickoff application launcher button, it takes a few seconds to open, and typing something in the search makes it hang up for about 20 seconds before it does the search. Clicking on an app takes 16 seconds before the menu window closes and the program begins to start. Then it takes another 30sec-1min before the app is usable. smplayer plays video with tearing.
Like right now I tried taking a screenshot, and it tells me
Error launching /usr/share/applications/kde4/ksnapshot.desktop. Either KLauncher is not running anymore, or it failed to start the application.
while the app worked fine.
I also tried running glxgears right now, and it runs but the gears don't move, and terminal states
15 frames in 19.0 seconds = 0.789 FPS XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0.0" after 48 requests (48 known processed) with 15 events remaining.
If I'm on dolphin, and I click a video to start smplayer, it takes about 1 minute for it to start.
Memory is using 1.4GB out of 3.6GB, with 0.08GB/2GB swap
Top shows an average usage of less than 10% average. Xorg is always 25%, kwin is always 10% and then rest of the apps are less than that.
CPU: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor Integrated VIdeo: HD4200 with fglrx driver
When I ssh into the computer with x tunneling, the programs start up faster than being on the desktop
I have installed dogtag PKI in my redhat machine using EPEL repo. I am only using CA agent right now. I have generated certificates for my Redhat Directory Server using this CA instance. Now by mistake, Admin Certificate which was stored in my web browser for Certificate based login inside CA Agent has been deleted. Now i can't go inside CA Agent. Is there a way i can go inside CA Agent?
I've set up a second user for myself on my laptop.
My user on the laptop is 'tiger'
Let's call the second user 'jrdobbs'
I would like to log on to gmail/facebook/etc using the jrdobbs, but I don't want to switch users via X... I just want a second instance of firefox open, which stores all of its login information under /home/jrdobbs.
My naive attempt looked like this:
Code: su -l -c "firefox" jrdobbs Here was my thinking: start firefox under 'su jrdobbs' ... firefox should store its files under the current user's $HOME/.mozilla
I'm running OS X and it appears that after SSHing to several machines, using identity files, my ssh-agent builds up a lot of identity / keys and then offers too many sometimes to a remote machines, causing them to kick me off before connecting. Received disconnect from 10.12.10.16: 2: Too many authentication failures for cwd
It's pretty obvious what's happening, and this page talks about it in more detail: SSH servers only allow you to attempt to authenticate a certain number of times. Each failed password attempt, each failed pubkey/identity that is offered, etc, take up one of these attempts. If you have a lot of SSH keys in your agent, you may find that an SSH server may kick you out before allowing you to attempt password authentication at all. If this is the case, there are a few different workarounds.
Rebooting clears the agent and then everything works OK again. I can also add this line to my .ssh/config file to force it to use password authentication: PreferredAuthentications keyboard-interactive,password Anyhow, I saw the note on the page I referenced talking about deleting keys from the agent, but I'm not sure if that applies on a mac since they appear to be cleared after reboot anyhow. So, my question is, is there a simple way to clear out all keys in the ssh-agent (the same thing that happens at reboot)?
I have a weird Issue that just started today. Ill open up a new tab in Firefox and the screen goes black and takes me back to the log in screen. Im using Lucid Lynx. If it helps it mostly happens on flash based sites. I have flash block installed but it doesn't always help. Also it happens on random sites. But im not sure why this would log me out.
I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 and from my id which has administrator rights, I am unable to save any files as well as unable to change the location in firefox. The firefox version is also in the snapshot as well as the options window. Is it that my profile has been corrupted or is there some bug in firefox.
i was wondering if it is possible to run a program such as firefox or any other internet program as its own user (ie user firefox), but still in my desktop session, this way the program would have its own home folder and store all the data there, while i use it normally, i was trying to set the suid on the firefox binaries but then it doesn't starts at all.
I installed Fedora 10 in text mode. Then I logged in as root and modified inittab to switch to GUI mode. I did not see any Setup Agent after the installation in text mode.
Now that I'm in GUI mode, I get the login screen, but it won't let me log in as root ("failed to authenticate user") and there is no Setup Agent to prompt me to create other users. I don't know how to get back to text mode, either. How do I login to the system?
I am using gdm to start awesome wm via .xinitrc.I like awesomes usability and gnomes integrity and so far most of the startup programs work fine but i am fighting with ssh-agent. When starting gnome my password protected id_rsa is automatically added to ssh-agent on startup.. i am trying to achive the same with my .xinitrc started awesome wm.My .xinitrc:
what exactly is SSH Agent as listed in Startup Applications? And can I safely disable it? I've read around a bit and get the impression is has to do with others connecting to my machine/network which is not an issue for me as I'm the only user, but I'm not clear.
i install cheops-ng-0.2.3.tar.gz on my fedra13,installation was ok,but when i press alt+f2 and type cheops-agent[the server],it won't run,there would be no process called cheops-agent,but when i run it in terminal i can run cheops-ng [the client],what is wrong?