[arch-general] Netflix in Arch?
germang at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 17:41:43 UTC 2014
AFAIU, the news is that the user agent workaround not needed anymore....
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On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 2:39 PM, Andrew M <andrewrmack at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> > > >
> > > > 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
> > 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.
> > d
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