[qutebrowser] Log in to Google Account using qutebrowser
4denis.kh at gmail.com
Wed Dec 4 17:22:14 CET 2019
Thank you, Florian, a really comprehensive answer.
I am not really bothered about my security as I have nothing to hind. I
like the way Google lets me save and substitute my credentials for plenty
of web resources and across multiple devices. Otherwise, it would not be a
problem for me with accessing my Google Account on qutebrowser.
I mean Google makes my life easier sometimes and would like to retain his
help. At the same time, I like the simplicity and the vim-like nature of
Anyway, the information that you've shared is quite interesting and
helpful. Thank you.
ср, 4 дек. 2019 г. в 13:28, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org>:
> 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
> just adjust whatever checking they do to break it again.
> There are various other projects and browsers (including e.g. Brave or
> affected as well. Some examples:
> 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
> as well.
> I wouldn't be surprised if Google just blocks pretty much everything other
> Chrome and maybe Firefox. It's ridiculous, but it's yet another sign
> that maybe it isn't a good thing to make yourself dependent on Google -
> absolutely at their mercy, and they don't exactly have a good track record.
> I've once tried helping someone who only got an internal server error when
> trying to open an important attachment of an older mail in GMail. We
> Google Support, and as you'd predict, nothing happened.
> Given that Google really doesn't care about its users, your only option is
> either switching browsers, or moving away from Google. I did the latter
> ago[*]. Seeing what's going on here, this absolutely was the right
> but I'm aware this isn't something everyone can realistically do...
> [*] At least for stuff like Calendar and Mail. I still use Youtube (mostly
> mpv/youtube-dl), Google Play and sometimes Maps (mostly switched to
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