[OT] - Netflix
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Tue Sep 13 14:29:55 UTC 2011
From: Mike McGinn <mikemcginn at mcginnweb.net>
To: Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions
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Sent: Tue, Sep 13, 2011 10:05 am
Subject: Re: [OT] - Netflix
On Tuesday, September 13, 2011 09:37:36 Bruce Pieterse wrote:
> 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
> 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 ...
> >> >Hal,
> >> 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
> allow the service to be used.
> >> Just remember that you won't be able to contact support if the
> >> does
> work to some degree as they already have warned you that it won't
> >> 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
> about that years ago.
> > --
> > Hal
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> Lol, true. I'm not familiar with the service and wasn't aware that it
> required silverlight. My apologies.
There is something called "moonlight" is lucid which is a silverlight
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But without DRM. I will try copy paste dlls from windows on linux
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