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Re: Alioth and local proxy


is it possibly that the proxy filters by the browsers' User-Agent-Header which it sends with every HTTP 1.1 request. 
Maybe this is to avoid viruses and trojans' connections.
Opera gives you the possibility to change this header to IE 6.0 or whatever you want. Although it's not free, you might give it a try. If it works, you could try to modify mozilla source and change the header there so the proxy supposes it to be IE.


On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 09:01:07 +0200 (CEST)
Andreas Tille <tillea@rki.de> wrote:

> On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, David Palmer wrote:
> >
> > It is not only Galeon as I said because it works fine at home and
> > from any other location I know.  But behind some kind of Proxy I'm
> > unable to specify more detailed (any commercial product I guess)
> > I did not found any Linux-Browser (except wget) which displays
> > Alioth well - but IE 6.0 works fine and thus there must be a trick
> > to let it work.
> I'd like to add the fact that I now installed Mozilla and Mozilla Firefox
> on the Win-Machine which works with IE 6.0.  The Mozilla browsers fail here
> as well.  So the situation is as follows: There exists at least one
> proxy configuration which prevents all free browsers from displaying
> Alioth and leaves only IE 6.0 to work with our free development machine.
> I repeat: This is a proxy issue, because I do not have this problem at
> home.  The proxy settings of IE and Mozilla browsers are equal.  The
> problem is the same if I use the proxy directly or through squid proxy
> cache.  (I do not know anything about the proxy except that it is no
> squid and I would have nearly zero chance to find out relevant data
> about this proxy.)
> The Alioth project team is in CC and might have an overview about this
> problem at
>     http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/debian-devel-200404/msg00413.html
> Kind regards
>          Andreas.
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