[arch-general] Netflix in Arch?

Hugo Osvaldo Barrera hugo at barrera.io
Tue Oct 14 06:13:59 UTC 2014

On 2014-10-10 11:59, Daniel Micay wrote:
> 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.

There would be little point in getting it to work with Chromium anyway. Why
would you care if you're using an open source browser if you're gonna add a
propietary DRM plugin onto it?
Just pick Chrome and avoid the hastle. That is, after all, what Chrome is:
Chromium + propietary addons (+ some rebranding).

Hugo Osvaldo Barrera
A: Because we read from top to bottom, left to right.
Q: Why should I start my reply below the quoted text?
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