Another way to change the Chromium User Agent

Ya I showed them how to change the User Agent de Chromium editing the .desktop inside the folder / usr / share / applications / but unfortunately, this method only works if we click directly on the access from the menu.

That is, if we open a terminal and put:

$ chromium

This will not load with the option of User Agent modified. So I started looking for something "more global" and trying and trying I found the solution for myself, which may not be ideal, but it works.

We open a terminal and edit the file / etc / chromium / default:

$ sudo nano /etc/chromium/default

Which should have a line inside that says:


We leave that line like this:

CHROMIUM_FLAGS="--password-store=detect --user-agent=Debian/Chromium"

And ready. The downside of this method is that we will not see which version of Chromium we have, but nothing, what we want is to show the OS and the Navigator serves us.

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  1.   Oscar said

    Do you have any idea how to change the User Agent in Konqueror?

    1.    KZKG ^ Gaara <"Linux said

      You open Konqueror, you go to:

      Preferences - »Browser identification

      There you can change it, in fact ... I think it allows you to put a UserAgent for site # 1, another DIFFERENT when you browse site # 2, and etc 😀
      Konqueror and Rekonq are really cool 😉

      1.    roger said

        You're right recently (for the second or third time) I went to KDE and was amazed with rekonq.

        1.    elav <° Linux said

          I tried Rekonq the time I used KDE and it is pretty good, but I was not entirely convinced.

      2.    Oscar said

        Thanks for the information.

      3.    Oscar said

        Thanks friend for the information, testing.

        1.    KZKG ^ Gaara <"Linux said

          Nothing to thank, thanks to you for the help you have given us, for reading us and well ... for being and being

  2.   gustavo castro said

    The directory does not exist, except the file "default". I use ArchLinux.

  3.   Blazek said

    Thanks for the input.

  4.   chrisnepite said

    Testing on Crunchbang 11 ~

    1.    chrisnepite said

      Oops, let's see another ...

      1.    chrisnepite said

        and see another one

  5.   rots87 said

    hahaha let's see if it works

  6.   rots87 said

    trying again

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  9.   itachi said

    Let's see now

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  13.   Jonathan said

    Testing ...

  14.   DCOY said

    Testing Ö

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  18.   Wisp said

    Serve well

  19.   saddle said

    User agent test

  20.   saddle said

    Second test and final

  21.   snack said

    test 😉