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TNG999

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Tried Browservice ?
« on: April 02, 2024, 11:11:17 pm »
I'm reinstalling some machines to try this--seems like it could be a viable way to browse the modern-day web with the browsers we have. (although not a great mobile solution)

"A web "proxy" server that enables browsing the modern web on historical browsers. It works by rendering the browser viewport into images, which are then shown by a JavaScript application running on the client browser."

It's mostly for older Internet Explorer versions, but says this is supported:

OS/2 Warp 4.52   Firefox 2.0.0.14


https://github.com/ttalvitie/browservice

Thanks.

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Re: Tried Browservice ?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2024, 11:05:07 pm »
It works great..  Can use all the Office 365 web apps in it just fine and anything else I've been able to throw at it.

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Re: Tried Browservice ?
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2024, 08:10:37 am »
It works great..  Can use all the Office 365 web apps in it just fine and anything else I've been able to throw at it.

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I think I'll give it a try, even though I really want a modern OS/2 browser.
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Re: Tried Browservice ?
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2024, 02:25:42 am »
Hi TNG999

How does it works? Do you have to install the proxy on a Windows/Linux machine? or it some cloud service?

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Re: Tried Browservice ?
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2024, 11:03:51 am »
You unpack the Zip on Windows, and start the program. It launches as a CMD program.
Then you can point your browser to the address of the host, port 8080. You type your desired address into the address bar at the top.
There are AppImages, so you can install that Linux.