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“mozilla/5.0 (windows nt” “opera/9.80 (windows nt”

”mozilla/5.0 (windows nt” “opera/9.80 (windows nt” is part of a user agent string that you may see in your access logs. Part of that string (it is not complete) is listed in the Most Common User Agents It is possible that this user agent string is a bot – it seem to refer to Windows XP and very frequently Windows XP useragents, especially IE6, are bots. Here are two very common BOT useragents that are similar to the “mozilla/5.0 (windows nt” “opera/9.80 (windows nt” string: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; SV1; MRA 5.8 (build 4157); .NET CLR 2.0.50727; AskTbPTV/5.11.3.15590) And also: Opera/9.80 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en) Presto/2.10.289 Version/12.01 If you have a browser that has a console (like google chrome) you can type navigator.userAgent to see what your browser’s useragent is:

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Elinks User Agent Override

To manually set the useragent for the e-links web browser, edit this file: ~/.elinks/elinks.conf The syntax for setting or overriding the user agent is something like this: set protocol.http.user_agent = “Firefox/2.0.0.4” Or possibly this for a more realistic agent string: set protocol.http.user_agent = “Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.0.4) Gecko/20060426 Firefox/1.5.0.4”

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Most Common User Agents

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