[qutebrowser] Log in to Google Account using qutebrowser

Denis Khizhniak 4denis.kh at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 19:41:43 CET 2020


Yeah, thank you Florian,

Till now I was using the workaround that you've shared before and it's
working perfect👌.

Kind regards,
Denis Khizhniak

On Tue, 7 Jan 2020, 19:17 Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:

> Hey,
>
> On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 01:28:26PM +0100, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 04, 2019 at 12:39:44PM +0100, Denis Khizhniak wrote:
> > > So, I have no idea how Google checks the actual browser and whether
> it's
> > > possible to fool him.
> >
> > Neither do I. Chances are that as soon as someone finds a solution,
> Google will
> > just adjust whatever checking they do to break it again.
>
> FWIW, there is a workaround for this which seems to work so far. The
> upcoming
> qutebrowser v1.9.0 release will contain it, but in the meantime you can do
> the
> same via :set as well. See this writeup for details:
> https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/issues/5182
>
> > There are some people who claim to have a solution, but don't want to
> talk
> > about it publicly - precisely because it'll just end up in Google
> blocking that
> > as well.
>
> I was wrong there. I contacted them to see what'd happen.
>
> One of them told me to "try out" his solution and sent me to a phishing
> page,
> trying to get me to log in with my Google Account there.
>
> The other asked me for $2000 for his solution.
>
> Unsurprisingly, I declined both offers. So much about Google making things
> more
> secure.
>
> Florian
>
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