[ubuntu-in] Firefox in ubuntu: online transactions
mallik.v.arjun at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 17:00:39 GMT 2009
On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Abhinav Modi <abhinavmodi at gmail.com>wrote:
> 2009/10/28 Mallikarjun <mallik.v.arjun at gmail.com>
>> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 12:11 AM, Ravi Kumar <ra21vi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 9:53 PM, Kartik S <drskartik at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> I tried paying my BSNL landline and mobile bills online using Firefox
>>>> 3.0. I could complete my landline transaction, but not my Cellone using
>>>> firefox. I also tried user agent switcher( Internet explorer) . Ultimately I
>>>> succeeded using windows xp in virtual box(using IE of course).
>>> Yes, there are many sites, which proudly say they work on IE only. I
>>> cannot remember, but perhaps PNB bank site even says "For secure
>>> transaction, use IE only" and works with IE only. I don't know why? Mainly
>>> this is not wrong with the PNB, but those Software Giants in India, which
>>> has most faith in Microsoft technologies and had never peeked out of their
>>> room. They may not be knowing about the wornderful opensource available to
>>> us and the bleeding edge technology.
>>> So, perhaps, while browsing these sites, you won't be able to perform the
>>> transaction. You can try to use the IE4Linux (i guess the name is correct)
>>> on Ubuntu for those sites, or can have Windows on VirtualBox for such
>>> difficult situation. :)
>>> But *User Agent Switcher *addon for Firefox should help in such case.
>> Latest version simulates IE 6,7,8.
> Not necessarily. User Agent Switcher only sends IE (or the agent you
> controls etc which only works with IE, and not with FF or other browsers.
> Oh, then I was wrong. Thanks and sorry for wrong info.
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