[Discuss] Netflix and/or other streaming services on Linux?

Daniel AJ Sokolov listclient at sokolov.eu.org
Thu Nov 2 15:48:24 PDT 2017


I'm not a Netflix user, but i have found that streaming services which don't work with the Chromium browser usually work fine with the Google Chrome browser, which is available for Debian systems (Ubuntu, Mint).

HTH
Daniel AJ

On 2 November 2017 16:46:34 GMT-04:00, "Alan W. Irwin" <irwin at beluga.phys.uvic.ca> wrote:
>On 2017-11-02 11:54-0700 Darren Duncan wrote:
>
>[...]
>> I do plenty of Netflix etc and I don't think I've actually gone 
>> beyond 100-200GB/mo in actual usage.
>
>Hi Darren:
>
>For my entertainment needs, I have been pretty content over the years
>simply watching movies and TV shows via DVD and sometimes TV shows via
>Shaw TV, a converter box, and an old computer TV card.  And I have
>gotten all of this to work without issues on my Linux PC running
>Debian. However, from articles I have read it is pretty clear the
>Netflix streaming approach for supplying entertainment needs is now
>the dominant one or soon will be.
>
>If your remark above means you have gotten Netflix and other
>streaming services to work on Linux, can you refer me to a howto or
>some other documentation about how you set that up?
>
>Alan
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