TeamViewer extension doesn't work



  • I am trying to use teamviewer extension on vivaldi, the extension installs but when I open it , it says "the chrome native client browser plugin is required to run TeamViewer".
    The story is same also with freeconference, when I try to open it says browser unsupported.
    These kind of issues stops me from using the vivaldi. I don't want to use multiple browsers to do every day task, Will it be possible?



  • @l_sivaram Looks like chrome's native client will be deprecated in Q1 2018. That means you will only be able to use it in Chrome OS.

    https://developer.chrome.com/native-client/migration



  • Thanks for the reply, this answers the teamviewer issue, what about the freeconference? It doesn't use any plugin, On opening the window it reports browser not supported.



  • @l_sivaram No idea, you haven't even provided a link to the extension. Your best bet is contacting the extension developer directly. Should have some sort of contact or support link.



  • Thanks again for the reply, I should have been more clearer, The freeconference doesn't use any plugin or extension, It uses normal window, it can be tested from following link,
    https://hello.freeconference.com/system/test
    It is unsupported in firefox as well. I thought since chrome extensions can be installed in vivaldi, what ever chrome can do vivaldi will also do.
    I have posted a question to the freeconference support also regarding the browser support, let me see what they come back. Its really a pain to use different browsers for different websites/functionality, I just can't avoid installing chrome in the computer which I don't want bcos of data privacy concerns. unfortunately looks like every other browser falls short to google chrome in someway.



  • @l_sivaram Just pick another user agent. You can do this by installing an extension, or by choosing another one in devtools. For me chrome-mac works. The site just doesn't recognise Vivaldi as a chromium browser, but it still works out fine, if you do that.



  • Thanks, It worked, tested in both windows and linux. Changing user agent using extension didn't work, tried 3 of them, It worked when I change the user agent in developer tools. To make it permanent I am passing the user agent as argument to the application. Interestingly team viewer also works now.


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