[OT] - Netflix
hal at burgiss.net
Tue Sep 13 13:16:57 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Bruce Pieterse <octoquadza at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Sep 13, 2011 2:29 PM, "Hal Burgiss" <hal at burgiss.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 12:15 AM, Hunter Poe <poe.hunter at gmail.com>
> >> Here's what I really don't get is last time I visited their site on
> Ubuntu and they told me Chrome OS was a supported platform. I could be wrong
> but my understanding is that Chrome OS is a Linux distro that is
> proprietary, or at very least uses the Linux kernel. So why the heck doesn't
> it work on Ubuntu?
> > Interesting ...
> You could try a user agent switcher in firefox to emulate another browser
> and/or OS. Most web based apps use that to distinguish if the user is
> running the right os and browser in order for the site to work properly and
> allow the service to be used.
> Just remember that you won't be able to contact support if the above does
> work to some degree as they already have warned you that it won't work with
> Good Luck!
> Well, in this case you need Silverlight (or other approved DRM technology).
If its just a user agent setting, the world would have known about that
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