[ubuntu-uk] iPlayer + Ubuntu + Firefox + Squid = Broken

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Sat Feb 7 13:51:20 GMT 2009


2009/2/7 Chris Rowson <christopherrowson at gmail.com>:
> Hi Harry, the only IP address on the network that can get out to the 'net is
> that of the proxy. All traffic has to go through the proxy.
>

Try installing the user agent switcher addon for firefox to make ff on
ubuntu appear as if it is whatever browser works on windows.

I have seen poorly configured squid proxies which look for specific
user agent strings from the client.

Cheers,
Al.



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