[arch-general] Netflix in Arch?
andrewrmack at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 17:39:35 UTC 2014
Starting with Chrome 38, DRM can be managed by HTML5. Firefox and other
browsers have not implemented this yet because the code for this is closed
source. I believe you still need to use a plugin such as user agent
switcher, as Netflix will not play natively on linux machines.
On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 11:21 AM, Don Harper <duck at duckland.org> wrote:
> On 2014-10-10 11:59 AM, Daniel Micay wrote to To
> arch-general at archlinux.org:
> > On 10/10/14 11:52 AM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> > > I noticed the announcement today that Ubuntu now supports Netflix
> > > streaming, due to new features recently added to the Chrome browser.
> > > https://insights.ubuntu.com/2014/10/10/watch-netflix-in-ubuntu-today/
> > > Does this work on Arch's version of Chrome as well? Are additional
> > > package installations required?
> > > Thanks,
> > > DR
> > It should work out-of-the-box in Chrome, but Chromium doesn't come with
> > the PPAPI plugin for EME. I don't know how feasible it is to get that
> > plugin working in Chromium. For the Pepper Flash plugin, it's as simple
> > as dropping the shared object into the directory and adding 2 cli flags.
> I just updated to the latest google-chrome in the AUR (38.0.2125.101-1)
> and it just works. Prior version (36 something) did not work.
> Don Harper, RHCE email: duck at duckland.org
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