NBC will not play video for linux!! Time for a lettering?

Jonathan Jesse jjesse at gmail.com
Sun Aug 10 19:29:31 UTC 2008

It requires silverlight which runs on xp. Watched the coverage through my xp vm.  While the lockdown forcing everyone to use silverlight sucks the player is actually really good and the best part of the coverage is a lot of them don't have commentors to listen to them tell you what you already know.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>
Sent: Sunday, August 10, 2008 3:03 PM
To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
Subject: Re: NBC will not play video for linux!! Time for a lettering?

2008/8/10 Art Alexion <art.alexion at verizon.net>:
> Doesn't support motorola-based macs either.  Try playing with the user agent
> spoofing on konqueror and get it to say that it's safari on a macbook
> (intel).  It may just be a browser check thing.

It's more than that. Even Windows XP users cannot view the video. It
specifically requires Windows Vista Home or Ultimate. I suppose that
Windows Vista Business users, and basic users as well, cannot use the

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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