[OT] - Netflix
octoquadza at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 13:37:36 UTC 2011
On Sep 13, 2011 3:18 PM, "Hal Burgiss" <hal at burgiss.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 8:41 AM, Bruce Pieterse <octoquadza at gmail.com>
>> 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 years ago.
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Lol, true. I'm not familiar with the service and wasn't aware that it
required silverlight. My apologies.
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