Opened 4 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#10921 closed defect (fixed)

11.2.0, os20: Browse user agent does not reveal it is OLPC or Sugar

Reported by: bert Owned by: erikos
Priority: normal Milestone: 12.1.0
Component: browse-activity Version: not specified
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed: never set
Verified: no


In previous releases, Browse used to send the string "OLPC" to let the server know this is an XO. Now it looks like a generic Linux Firefox browser to the server.

To verify, enter "javascript:navigator.userAgent" in the address bar.

This breaks e.g. viewing Etoys projects on the Squeakland website (http://

Upstream ticket:

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by dsd

  • Milestone changed from Not Triaged to 11.2.0-final

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by dsd

  • Milestone changed from 11.3.0 to 12.1.0
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Upstream bug is fixed. In Sugar 0.96 (12.1.0), the user agent includes "Sugar Labs/0.96"

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