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RE: Netflix on Debian Linux



> >> Hi Guys,
> >>
> >> Last month I signed a netflix account just to be amazed it did not
> >> work nor give support to linux.
> >
> >> After calling the call center and get the news, I just canceled it,
> >> very frustrated.
> >>
> >> Today, a friend sent me this link:
> >> http://www.iheartubuntu.com/2012/11/netflix-on-ubuntu-is-here.html
> >>
> >> Anyone knows about this? Anyone tried it on debian somehow? Is it
> >> possible? Any thoughts?
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >> Beco
> >
> I've been using my dual boot laptop for Netfix for some time and am not
> completely satisfied with the results. My suggestion is to buy a Visio
> Blue Ray player that has a builtin receiver for netflx and several other
> sources for about $150. I think you will need a wifi connection to make
> it work.
> 
> Gary R.


This works, as does buying a smart tv.  If you have a game console, that
also works for Wii, Xbox 360, and PS3.  However, certain little black boxes,
such as the Roku boxes, work, too, and these are cheaper if you already have
a Blu-Ray Player, starting at around US $39.99.    I bet they run with an
embedded Linux, too. 

Of course OP may have wanted to use his laptop, in which case none of that
will be helpful.



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