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Re: Iceweasel updates

On 2015-11-02 15:10:55 +0200, Alex Moonshine wrote:
> Not really a solution to OPs problem, but I've decided that it's
> much easier to just use a stand-alone precompiled Firefox downloaded
> from Mozilla website, which happily updates itself.

But some videos are not supported with official precompiled Firefox
versions due to obsolete gstreamer:


> Debian's update policy for Iceweasel is far from ideal or
> comprehensive, using third-party repositories is bothersome,
> additionally, my bank's website simply refuses to work with any
> version of Iceweasel, apparently, because the userstring doesn't
> contain anything it looks for (Chrome/Firefox/IE/Safari), which is
> of course stupid in it's own right.

You may be using some broken extension. Debian's Iceweasel does have
something like "Firefox/38.0". It seems that Iceweasel/xxx is just
added at the end of the User-Agent string, i.e. this is something
standard + additional information.

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