I use a trading platform called cTrader, from IC Markets. They have a web platform that ran fine (a bit slow) on chromium, and all of the sudden, it's not working anymore. The site says my browser is not supported.

Any ideas on how could I fix this? I am using a raspberry Pi 3 B+, so full chrome is not an option, and already tried Firefox ESR.

  • Maybe the site has changed something? Does Firefox is working?
    – Ingo
    Apr 11, 2019 at 11:29
  • No, it's not working either... What could have changed? Apr 11, 2019 at 12:17
  • at a guess, the site changed Apr 11, 2019 at 12:57
  • @FrederickvanLingen have you used sudo apt-get update && sudp apt-get dist-upgrade to ensure that you have the latest version of Chromium? Apr 11, 2019 at 13:09
  • @NathanielJS, thanks for your answer. I just tried and nothing... I don't know if it could be a plugin or something, but in that case, the update should have helped, right? what else could it be? Apr 12, 2019 at 13:09

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At the moment, Chromium in Raspbian Buster is version 74. Not far behind the latest Chrome 77. But some websites do not recognize the browser because Chromium announces itself as 'chromium' instead of 'chrome'. So those sites assume it's some incapable browser and prevents the user from using it. Very annoying.

Fortunately there is an easy fix. I installed User Agent Switcher on chromium, and then created a custom User Agent string, Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/74.0.3729.169 Safari/537.36 and set it to be applied as default for all sites. That way websites will think you are running Chrome, not Chromium.

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