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Link: How to Watch Netflix On Linux

Ever wondered how superb it would be watching Netflix on Linux? Well then, here is the great news: Yes you can watch Netflix on Linux! Amazingly, all you will need is Chrome and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS (the new versions of Network Security Services), then you would be on your way to watching your streaming movies via Netflix. Now before I get into the details on how to watch Netflix on Linux, I think it would be really cool that you know why you need what you need.

Full article here:
How to Watch Netflix On Linux (SecureKnow)

Link: How to Install Netflix on Linux

As omnipresent as Netflix is, it is not officially available on Linux yet. Thankfully, though, developers have come up with unofficial versions of the app. In this article, we’ll show you ways to get Netflix working — using these unofficial versions — on your Ubuntu or Fedora desktop.

Full article here:
How to Install Netflix on Linux (TechSource)

If for some reason you can’t get that to work, see our related previous article:
Link: Pipelight: Use Silverlight In Your Linux Browser To Watch Netflix, Maxdome Videos And More

Link: Pipelight: Use Silverlight In Your Linux Browser To Watch Netflix, Maxdome Videos And More

Pipelight is project that brings Silverlight to any Linux browser that supports the Netscape Plugin API. Using it, you can use services that require Silverlight, such as Netflix, in native Linux web browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Midori.

Netflix Google Chrome Linux

Pipelight combines the effort by Erich E. Hoover (the Netflix Desktop developer) with a new browser plugin which – unlike Netflix Desktop which requires a Windows version of Firefox to run under Wine -, lets you access services that require Microsoft Silverlight using native Linux web browsers.

This solution isn’t Wine-free because the browser plugin continues to use Wine however, this shouldn’t have a big impact on performance:

Full article here:
Pipelight: Use Silverlight In Your Linux Browser To Watch Netflix, Maxdome Videos And More (Web Upd8)
Pipelight A Silverlight Alternative For Ubuntu/Linux Mint (NoobsLab)
Pipelight Installation – A Linux replacement for Silverlight – (LinOxide)
Pipelight – Using Silverlight in Linux browsers (Ubuntu Geek)
Use Silverlight in Firefox, Chrome in Ubuntu via Pipelight plugin (UbuntuHandbook)
Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr May Come With Pipelight Support (LinuxG.net)

Link: How to watch Netflix (Watch Instantly) in Linux

EDIT: After publishing this article we learned of another article that gives additional information on what is probably the easiest method so far:

Yesterday, developer and programmer extraordinaire Erich Hoover and I spent several hours working out all of the Netflix Desktop kinks. Most users will have no problems with installation now.

Here is how to install the Netflix Desktop App on Ubuntu. …

Full details here:
PPA for Netflix Desktop App (iheartubuntu)

Should you have problems getting it to work, see:
Report Netflix App Bugs on Launchpad (iheartubuntu)

What follows is the original text of this post, which also mentions this method as one of the two choices:

Running Netflix is entirely possible in Ubuntu Linux 12.04 (and most likely any other modern distribution). See the section below “Running with Wine”.

Until recently there was no simple solution to watching streaming movies via Netflix (Watch Instantly) in Linux for any Linux distros besides Android based computers. Netflix has not released a player that will install natively in any of the others.

Read the full article here:
How to watch Netflix (Watch Instantly) in Linux (How To Wiki)

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