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Change the User Agent in Curl

The Curl application is a tool to transfer data from a server using a number of different protocols. The main protocols that are generally used are HTTP and HTTPS. There will be times when you need to download a web page, emulating a different browser. Some web sites may output different html code depending on the browser being used to request the page. By modifying the User Agent header on the http/https request, you can tell the server what browser…

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Common User Agent List

Below you will find a number of the most common browser user agents. You can use these user agents if you want to emulate a different browser with a tool such as curl, wget, or similar. Google Chrome Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/58.0.3029.110 Safari/537.36 Mozilla Firefox Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:53.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/53.0 Microsoft Edge Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.79 Safari/537.36 Edge/14.14393 Microsoft Internet Explorer 6…

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