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There are two options I can recommend here: First, if you want to literally launch a full graphical browser and have it load a page with on a machine with no graphical capabilities, there is a tool called xvfb that will let you run a complete X server with no physical display associated with it. You then just need to run firefox with that X server set as ...
Your browser has a user agent string which displays information about your operating system, screen resolution, etc. You might want to try: whatsmyuseragent.com or showip.net to display your user agent. This is sometimes considered as a privacy issue, you might want to check out How trackable is my browser?.
I don't know how Dropbox does it, but usually the browser sends a User-Agent string which tells the web server which brower you use, its version and the operating system. Here's an example: User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.22 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/25.0.1364.160 Safari/537.22 You can check what your browser sends e.g. with ...
GNU Icecat was GNU Iceweasel, but the reason they changed the name was because Debian also used "Iceweasel" to rebrand their slightly tweaked version of firefox. What the "tweak" amounts to may just be the logo; since it involved a license Debian considers "non-free", they wanted a firefox they could distribute without it, which required a rename. A bit ...
Do you have a PDF reader installed? Adobe Reader has a Debian package you can use.
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