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Re: Emulating I. E.6



Keith Powell wrote:
> I need to occasionally connect to a U K government web site to get
> information.
> 
> However, in their wisdom(?), they have designed the site so that it is
> only accessible using Internet Explorer6. On the Home Page, which is the
> only one I can access, there is a statement saying this. Links to the
> other pages don't do anything!
> 
> I have tried using other browsers, but it is indeed only IE6 which can
> be used.
> 
> Is there any way to get Konqueror or Thunderbird to emulate IE6? I don't
> want to put IE on my computer and run it with Wine. Or is there another
> Linux browser which will pretend it is IE?

You can install the "User Agent Switcher" for Firefox.  It can identify
itself as IE.  The only question then is what is the reason it only works
with IE?  If it due to the sites use of ActiveX then you are SOL.

Ed


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