[Chugalug] Netflix on Ubuntu

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 14 13:56:15 UTC 2013


James, Netflix has been the single best legal source for childrens shows
for my son, including a lot of Sesame Street and other PBS programs, tons
of excellent scientific documentaries, BBC shows.

Its kind of sad just just say it comes down to a bunch of B grade shows...
On Oct 14, 2013 9:48 AM, "James Nylen" <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm willing to avoid consuming services from businesses like this, even if
> they do provide useful features.
>
> Netflix seems to think they have a lot to lose by allowing the Linux crowd
> to view their content.  I think they're wrong.  If they would provide a
> quality subscription that used open standards and worked on Linux, I'd give
> them money each month.
>
> As it is, I'm missing out on such quality programming as "True Justice"
> starring Steven Seagal, "The Secret Life of the American Teenager",
> "Melrose Place", and "The Cleveland Show".
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 8:09 PM, Lynn Dixon <boodaddy at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Unfortunately, their switch to HTML5 only works with Internet Explorer's
>> edition of HTML5 extensions.  It will only work in IE11 and higher
>> browsers.  They are calling it "HTML5 Premium Video Extensions"
>>
>> Now, that does'nt mean that in the near future that the FOSS world may
>> see those extensions.  But I will he honest and say that I am not very
>> hopeful this will happen soon.
>>
>> http://techblog.netflix.com/2013/04/html5-video-at-netflix.html
>>
>> Which sucks.  There are alot of Microsoft board members that also sit on
>> Netflix's board.
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 11:10 AM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> It will be soon. Netfli X is switching to HTML5
>>> On Oct 12, 2013 10:50 AM, "Unkmar" <unkmar at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> let silverlight die
>>>>
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