MtnDewManiac wrote:However all it did when I pressed OK was close the dialog box. Still don't have the necessary TrueType fonts installed so the NetFlix desktop actually runs! Arrrrggggg!!!
That sucks. The good news is, when you finally get Compholio's linux Netflix stuff installed, it generally works really well (so it's probably well worth the hassle). It's odd that you're experiencing difficulty, though. I haven't installed/set it up in the last 1½ months, but I've probably done so ~20 times on computers aged from approximately 10 years old to "they just got it an hour ago," and all of them went fine. Even on two computers that I couldn't get the graphics driver installation/configuration figured out and, therefore, had no video capability (the Netflix "app" was unable to stream video in both cases, lol, but it installed and the browsing function worked).
In every case, to install, I did the following:
(In a terminal window)
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sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio
(pasted into Firefox's address bar or clicked on the link at Compholio's website)
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I may have had to do that last bit twice in some instances, I cannot remember. And I also don't remember how I responded to any questions (other than positively), whether I hit Enter, y and Enter, or Y and Enter.
The only ongoing issue that has been observed here is that the fullscreen window isn't exactly fullscreen, it appears to be shifted slightly - but pressing F11 twice (leave fullscreen mode and then return to it) at any point before viewing a video fixes this. A few times I was called by someone stating that a bug popped up, but in each case I recommended watching their Update Manager for the next week or so for an update (generally appeared in less than a week, but I didn't want anyone to worry unnecessarily) and at one point the Microsoft OS version of Firefox that it uses updated to a newer one and some (all?) people had to delete a certain configuration file if they didn't want to wait on a fix for something or other.
Can you uninstall what did get installed and start over from the beginning? Verify that his PPA is correctly listed in your sources list. And a suggestion: Install all the TrueType fonts that you can before you attempt to (re)install Netflix, it might help. Here are the ones (that I can find) which are installed on my system and the version numbers for same, current as of time of posting:
You probably don't need all of those; I think some were installed by default when I set up Mint.