Netflix supports Ubuntu out-of-the-box




Netflix supports Ubuntu with Google Chrome now out-of-the-box. To that end, html5 video streams used with drm. Until now, users had to perform a number of acts to watch. Netflix streams

Netflix Netflix has support for Chrome with Ubuntu silently enabled, notify users on Reddit. It is not yet clear how it is with other Linux distributions. What is certain is that Ubuntu with Firefox by default is not yet supported.

Until now, users could be watching Netflix streams, but they had to manually upgrade a library that was used for the digital rights management security from streams. Moreover, they had their user-agent spoofing. That is no longer necessary now that the new version of the library after urging Netflix now standard in the Ubuntu repository, and the user-agent of Chrome on Ubuntu is added by Netflix to the list of supported browsers.

Long time users could Ubuntu and other Linux distributions just watching Netflix using Wine, which allows Windows software can be run on Linux. That was because Netflix supported in the browser only Silverlight; although this is also a Linux implementation is, is it not suitable for Netflix videos playback performance.


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