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SleepyD
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Firefox displaying mobile version of sites

Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:29 pm

Hi, I am running up to date Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi 4. I have Firefox ESR 68.5.0 installed. I keep getting mobile versions of websites I go to. I have changed the User Agent in About:Config a number of different times. I'd rather do it myself. I don't install many extensions. Does anybody know a good User Agent to use so I don't get mobile versions of websites? I think the Pi 4 makes a great cheap desktop PC for somebody who couldn't afford more. I've helped one person get setup with a Pi 4 4GB version to use Citrix Workspace to work from home. It works great. She only uses her phone but she may now more on the Pi than work from home.

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Re: Firefox displaying mobile version of sites

Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:28 am

I've been getting mobile sites served by Google unless I change default search to something else, like Duckduckgo
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Re: Firefox displaying mobile version of sites

Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:42 pm

SleepyD wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:29 pm
I have Firefox ESR 68.5.0 installed. I keep getting mobile versions of websites I go to.
Same too on a Pi 3B (non-plus) using Chromium. I visited sites, got the desktop versions, some days later they default to mobile, had to manually switch them to desktop.

I didn't investigate why that was, what caused the change in behaviour. If it's not limited to Chromium I assume it's more than just an update/upgrade to Chromium or its mods which changed things.

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Re: Firefox displaying mobile version of sites

Sun Feb 23, 2020 9:43 pm

I haven't had an issue with Chromium. I just prefer Firefox.

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