Re: [vox-tech] Netflix
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Re: [vox-tech] Netflix
You might look at a roku.
It runs linux and uses very little power. Current versions also allow
you to write/install your own apps (for instance to stream from a local
On 03/06/2011 11:24 PM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> Some Android...
> It's all about the DRM
> You may also consider Hulu Plus or Amazon Prime which are flash based as
> opposed to Silverlight, and don't seem to be as caught up on the DRM
> On 03/06/2011 11:05 PM, Lance Geroso wrote:
>> oh and android has a netflix client, go figure
>> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:04 PM, Lance Geroso<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> sorry bud netflix DOES NOT work with Linux only systems natively yet.
>>> I know, I have netflix, you can however use nextflix on most game
>>> systems like the wii, apple devices like the iphone, in winblows via
>>> virtual box, and of course in winblows running natively off your comp.
>>> You can also try wine with firefox, but I had some issues with that,
>>> including system freezing, and I have a decent system too. Netflix
>>> keeps saying they will eventually release something for Linux users,
>>> but no one knows when. Good luck with netflix on Linux.
>>> On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 2:21 PM, jimbo<email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> My wife and Iwas renting oscar winner and nominee movies starting from 2009
>>>> until our neighborhood blockbusters closed. This is our only entertainment
>>>> as we have cut back severly.
>>>> Netflix looks like a great fit. At 9.99/mo. this is a great deal. I am
>>>> however behind the times as far as streaming.
>>>> Does anyone stream netflix with Linux programs? I think xbnc does this.
>>>> Using Linux would have huge advantages over Windblows, I think.
>>>> I also need to find an option to stream to my non wifi tv w/o hooking my pc
>>>> to it.
>>>> One last thing. I can use an older spare pc and hook it to my tv but what
>>>> about quality? Can I get away with a so so gpu but get 1080p pumping out of
>>>> my set? What would be a light weight Linux distro that will let me do
>>>> this? Maybe I can come to the next installfest and not only have this but a
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