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Re: [vox-tech] Netflix



oh and android has a netflix client, go figure

On Sun, Mar 6, 2011 at 11:04 PM, Lance Geroso <gero3977@gmail.com> 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 <evesautomotive@wavecable.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
>> dvr?
>>
>> Jim
>> GM
>> http://evesautomotive.com
>>
>>
>>
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