Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

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Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by larrydag » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:10 am

It looks like Linux will finally have a client for Netflix via Chrome. And it will be HTML5 no less.

http://www.thechromesource.com/netflix- ... n-the-way/

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Re: Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by scottss » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:05 pm

Alright finally some good news to mythtv. I guess the news about hdprime was good also. :P

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Re: Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by Patrick » Mon Jul 25, 2011 12:59 pm

According to the bug tracker it's already done:
http://codereview.chromium.org/6902001

And these:
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!searc ... YEAX_2BI0J - scroll to the end

https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgr ... 7PFmCJH26Q

Sounds like Netflix has not turned it on from their end yet. Getting close!
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Re: Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by marc » Mon Jul 25, 2011 7:37 pm

High hopes but still doubting this will happen. Yeah, I know it's a "done" deal but how many times have linux users been burned with promises?

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Re: Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by Patrick » Wed Jul 27, 2011 8:41 am

I was able to watch Netflix streaming this morning on a windows box on firefox with no Silverlight or flash. The requirements page on the Netflix site has changed to reflect this:
http://movies.netflix.com/WiMessage?msg=51

Still doesn't work on a Linux machine.
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Re: Netflix coming to Linux!!! via Chrome

Post by marc » Sun Aug 21, 2011 11:58 am

Well, now that time has passed....

I can get the chrome plugin for netflix in linux.... but It's just a link to the site.
Pressing "Play" we are welcomed with a nice screen proclaiming that it only works with mac windows and chrome books.

I really don't think we are ever going to see netflix on regular linux or any distro's variant other than the chrome os.

Ummm..... the same old stuff just a few weeks later...

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