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truckerjay
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Is there a linux fix for ABC and Fox Video players

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Is there a linux fix to watch tv via ABC and Fox websites? Seems they only want to work with XP, Vista and Mac. I'm going to contact both and recommend they work Linux in soon. But in the mean time I'm on the road all the time and used to watch tv from truck but the new digital doesn't work good so I was watching them on my laptop. Don't have windows and don't want it either.

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Re: Is there a linux fix for ABC and Fox Video players

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There is no way for me to check as these two are only available within the US
I think hulu.com broadcasts some Fox content (also US only)
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Re: Is there a linux fix for ABC and Fox Video players

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I'm a big Lost fan, I don't have TV. So I watch my favorite shows on the internet. I too have Linux. I can't watch the steaming shows on ABC website, because plug-ins only work for Windows & Mac.

If I can't find any streaming shows on the internet & they don't work with Linux. I do the best thing and find a whole season on a torrent site. I google my torrents, download them with my torrent client, my favorite is Transmission.

Then watch them at my leisure. I done this with The Shield last season. And soon I'll get the season I miss of The Unit.

Keyword using Google

Lost season 5 torrent
The Shield season 7 torrent
The Unit season 4 torrent

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Re: Is there a linux fix for ABC and Fox Video players

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Great info thanks. Another member messaged me hulu.com, Joost.com and veoh show fox,abc and nbc. And I will remember to search torrents if I can't get my favorite shows never thought about that.

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