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  • Lloyd Haskins
    The problem seems to have cleared up in the last day or three, and I don t even get the page saying that my browser is incompatible, either. I ll keep my user
    Message 1 of 6 , Feb 6, 2009
      The problem seems to have cleared up in the last day or three, and I
      don't even get the page saying that my browser is incompatible, either.

      I'll keep my user agent switcher add-on just in case.

      --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "Lloyd Haskins" <lmhaskins@...> wrote:
      >
      > Well, I fixed it, but it takes a few steps:
      >
      > 1. Add the User Agent Switcher plugin to Firefox. You can get it at
      > http://chrispederick.com/work/user-agent-switcher/ (or you can search
      > for it on the Firefox add-ons page).
      >
      > 2. I added a custom user agent to make it look like I'm running the
      > latest Firefox on Windows. Here are my custom agent settings (got
      these
      > off of my Windows box after visiting http://www.useragent.org/):
      >
      > Description: Mozilla Firefox (Windows Vista)
      > User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US;
      rv:1.9.0.5)
      > Gecko/2008120122 Firefox/3.0.5
      > App Name: Mozilla Firefox
      > App version: 5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.5)
      > Platform: Win32
      >
      > Mail works fine now. I just need to worry about all the other sites I
      > visit.
      >
      > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, Sasafrass cheesequeen452@ wrote:
      > >
      > > The same thing just happened to me!! I agree, what gives? I use
      > > LinuxMint, btw....
      > >
      > > Lloyd Haskins wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Today a couple things happened. I had stopped using the
      Applications
      > > > beta a while ago since I didn't see the value in it, but when I
      > logged
      > > > into non-beta mail this afternoon, I get the message, "Your
      browser
      > is
      > > > incompatible," but it lets me go ahead into the current ("new")
      > Yahoo
      > > > mail, though now it has the Applications, like Flickr, etc.
      > > >
      > > > But then about an hour ago, when I log into mail using just
      > > > http://mail.yahoo.com, <http://mail.yahoo.com,> it throws me
      > directly
      > > > into Classic and the link
      > > > to go back to new mail just refreshes the Classic screen.
      > > >
      > > > All for using Firefox on my Ubuntu system. I've never had any
      > problem
      > > > before today--Firefox is Firefox the last time I checked--but now
      it
      > > > seems that someone at Yahoo! has decided that Firefox on a
      > non-Windows,
      > > > non-Macintosh platform is incompatible with new mail.
      > > >
      > > > What gives?
      > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
    • Sasafrass
      I m still seeing this issue.... Wonder why?
      Message 2 of 6 , Feb 7, 2009
        I'm still seeing this issue.... Wonder why?

        Lloyd Haskins wrote:
        > The problem seems to have cleared up in the last day or three, and I
        > don't even get the page saying that my browser is incompatible, either.
        >
        > I'll keep my user agent switcher add-on just in case.
        >
        > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, "Lloyd Haskins" <lmhaskins@...> wrote:
        >
        >> Well, I fixed it, but it takes a few steps:
        >>
        >> 1. Add the User Agent Switcher plugin to Firefox. You can get it at
        >> http://chrispederick.com/work/user-agent-switcher/ (or you can search
        >> for it on the Firefox add-ons page).
        >>
        >> 2. I added a custom user agent to make it look like I'm running the
        >> latest Firefox on Windows. Here are my custom agent settings (got
        >>
        > these
        >
        >> off of my Windows box after visiting http://www.useragent.org/):
        >>
        >> Description: Mozilla Firefox (Windows Vista)
        >> User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US;
        >>
        > rv:1.9.0.5)
        >
        >> Gecko/2008120122 Firefox/3.0.5
        >> App Name: Mozilla Firefox
        >> App version: 5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:1.9.0.5)
        >> Platform: Win32
        >>
        >> Mail works fine now. I just need to worry about all the other sites I
        >> visit.
        >>
        >> --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, Sasafrass cheesequeen452@ wrote:
        >>
        >>> The same thing just happened to me!! I agree, what gives? I use
        >>> LinuxMint, btw....
        >>>
        >>> Lloyd Haskins wrote:
        >>>
        >>>> Today a couple things happened. I had stopped using the
        >>>>
        > Applications
        >
        >>>> beta a while ago since I didn't see the value in it, but when I
        >>>>
        >> logged
        >>
        >>>> into non-beta mail this afternoon, I get the message, "Your
        >>>>
        > browser
        >
        >> is
        >>
        >>>> incompatible," but it lets me go ahead into the current ("new")
        >>>>
        >> Yahoo
        >>
        >>>> mail, though now it has the Applications, like Flickr, etc.
        >>>>
        >>>> But then about an hour ago, when I log into mail using just
        >>>> http://mail.yahoo.com, <http://mail.yahoo.com,> it throws me
        >>>>
        >> directly
        >>
        >>>> into Classic and the link
        >>>> to go back to new mail just refreshes the Classic screen.
        >>>>
        >>>> All for using Firefox on my Ubuntu system. I've never had any
        >>>>
        >> problem
        >>
        >>>> before today--Firefox is Firefox the last time I checked--but now
        >>>>
        > it
        >
        >>>> seems that someone at Yahoo! has decided that Firefox on a
        >>>>
        >> non-Windows,
        >>
        >>>> non-Macintosh platform is incompatible with new mail.
        >>>>
        >>>> What gives?
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >>>>
        >
        >
        >
        >
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