User-Agent switchers not working in Ubuntu 13.10

Created by Sebastian Lackner
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Sebastian Lackner

Unfortunately Chromium (not Google Chrome) changed something in their plugin API, which breaks ALL existing user agent switchers.

See the following links:

To get this working again, you can temporarily use the following workarounds:

* Set the user-agent via commandline:
chromium-browser --user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:15.0) Gecko/20120427 Firefox/15.0a1"

* Use firefox instead

* Use Google Chrome instead of Chromium

We will update this FAQ as soon as there is a user-agent switcher which also works on Ubuntu 13.10 (if you know one, please report it to us!).