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  • Unfortunately the add-on isn't a prefect solution. It works perfectly to get google back in line, but when the add-on is active, sites like facebook load very very slowly or doesn't do anything at all.
    So I have to switch the add-on on or off for some websites. I too hope they fix this asap.

    change user-agent to chrome it will work on many site except youtube

  • In Opera for Android, Google do not work properly. The start page of Google when you click on the three lines to see the menu you can not scroll down.

  • In Opera for Android, Google do not work properly. The start page of Google when you click on the three lines to see the menu you can not scroll down.

    https://forums.opera.com/category/20/opera-for-android

  • In Opera for Android, Google do not work properly. The start page of Google when you click on the three lines to see the menu you can not scroll down.

    https://forums.opera.com/category/20/opera-for-android

    I know it is wrong but it is about the user agent and google interface. But it will not happen again

  • I managed to get rid of the facebook problem (string jumps to top every time you open an image). Just use the app I've recommended above and choose Safari > OSX Safari 5

  • Now I don't get a full screen option for images on facebook, I'm sick of this, I think I'm gonna change the browser...dunno which one to choose, they're all stupid, the newer the more stupid.

  • Yeah, that's the solution. Google breaking some stuff -> "I'm gonna switch browser!"... Oh boy...

  • Can'f figure out how to use the user-agent-switcher mentioned by hal-man. What exactly do you enter and where. No information at all in the Extension's website about how to use it! If I am using it correctly it does not work!

  • Changing the user agent to make a mainstream website work properly, oh dear!
    Seems the compatibility problems we always suffered with the Presto versions of Opera aren't over yet.
    They'll be putting browser.js (or an equivalent) back next!
    (I know this isn't actually a compatibility problem, of course Blink Opera is compatible, as was Presto a lot of the time, it's just sites not recognising Opera and serving code which makes the site malfunction.)
    😞

  • Hi, install this extension to temporarily fix the bug
    User-Agent Switcher
    https://addons.opera.com/es-419/extensions/details/user-agent-switcher/?display=en#
    Once installed select: >>> OPERA ON WINDOWS
    ENJOY!!! 🙂

    OHHH GOD THANKS MAN...

  • Hi, install this extension to temporarily fix the bug
    User-Agent Switcher
    https://addons.opera.com/es-419/extensions/details/user-agent-switcher/?display=en#
    Once installed select: >>> OPERA ON WINDOWS
    ENJOY!!! 🙂

    you can choose chrome on windows too

  • User Agent Switcher for Chrome works well. I keep it disabled and only have added a rule to change user agent to "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; MSIE 11.0; Trident/7.0 - Opera 20 Pretending IE because of Google)" So on other websites my ua is unchanged 🙂

  • They'll be putting browser.js (or an equivalent) back next!
    It's already present since 15.0.

  • Well I didn't know that! Interesting.
    So they still have to put "fixes" in to enable some sites to work properly, even using the Blink engine?
    Do all Chrome/Blink based browsers have to do that?
    🙂

  • So they still have to put "fixes" in to enable some sites to work properly, even using the Blink engine?
    Yes, and you can see how ironically most of the patches are for dealing with Google's browser sniffing despite Opera having switched to using Chromium. Google's discrimination against Opera is endless.

    Do all Chrome/Blink based browsers have to do that?
    I never studied how they deal with that, but I've seen a couple of browsers using a perfect copy of Chrome or Safari's UA-String so they don't identify themselves as themselves to any sites.

  • Time to maybe use DuckDuckGo or Bing or Yahoo lol

  • Perhaps it's time to forget about usage statistics and enable using fake user agent by default... or at least build UA switching into Opera again. For better PR it could be named "compatibility mode" and it should of course have possibility to automatically pretend other browsers like the add-on which we are using currently. And it's clear that Opera should pretend Internet Explorer in order to not support Chrome popularity.

  • They'll be putting browser.js (or an equivalent) back next!
    browser.js is part of Blink-based Opera already (right from Opera 15 on).
    It's just not as prominent because it currently holds about 7 entries whereas Presto's browser.js has more than a hundred.

  • I figured out how to make the User-Agent Switcher for Chrome (AKA Chrome UA Spoofer) work - All the time. Change the default custom agent!

    1. Go to the Extensions page - Enter Developer mode
    2. Go to the User-Agent Switcher for Chrome and open "background page" - which opens the Developer Tools window
    3. Look for spoofer.js and open the Javascript editing window for it
    4. Search for: UserAgent("Default","","","",!0,"Chrome"))
    5. Replace with: UserAgent("Default","Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:15.0) Gecko/20120427 Firefox/15.0a1","Mozilla, Inc.","F15",!0,"Firefox")) - or another agent if you like - I think a few others work too
    6. Save the file somewhere - right clicking gets you the save as option. The save seems not to work - won't over-right for me.
    7. Go to C:\Documents and Settings\YOUR USERNAME HERE\Application Data\Opera Software\Opera Next\Extensions\djflhoibgkdhkhhcedjiklpkjnoahfmg\1.0.36_0 or where your extension file are
    8. Make a backup copy of spoofer.js
    9. Copy the edited copy of spoofer.js from #6 here - over-right it.
    10. Start Opera

    note: If you have a Google search open, refresh it. It should work now!

    note: To go back to original default, delete the spoofer.js file and replace it with the original you backed up

    I can see this having problems in the future as things change, or possible consequences on other web sites, but it fixes the old-style search results issue.

  • But why you don't want to use "Permanent Spoof List" and add only Google to it? 🙂 It seems to work well.

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