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How-To-Install [NETFLIX]

Post by kerry87 » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:21 am

I just tried this but I get

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E: Unable to locate package netflix-desktop
Any ideas for other repositories that might have the package?
Last edited by karlchen on Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:43 am, edited 2 times in total.
Reason: Split from the 2-year-old tutorial: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=217012

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Re: How-To-Install [NETFLIX]

Post by Flemur » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:37 pm

If you're trying to watch Netflix on your computer, you don't need to do that stuff; you can watch it w/o wine and thru firefox or chrome.

Is that what you want to do?
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Re: How-To-Install [NETFLIX]

Post by karlchen » Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:42 pm

Telling from the Compholio Launchpad PPA webpage, the most recent Ubuntu version, for which a netflix-desktop package is available, is Ubuntu 15.04.
So maybe this PPA has reached the end of its life?
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Re: How-To-Install [NETFLIX]

Post by schmultruc » Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:19 pm

Yes, certainly because you can easily and simply watch Netflix with Firefox for a while !

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Re: How-To-Install [NETFLIX]

Post by kerry87 » Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:09 am

The reason I want to use the desktop app instead of just using Firefox is that it has the option to show me the video in a small window in the top right corner, which is displayed "always on top". So with the app I can watch Netflix while working on the rest of the screen. The browser version doesn't come with that option.

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