I would like to be able to watch Netflix on Ubuntu 13.04, but on the website it doesn't let me do so. I also attempted to download netflix-desktop but when I click the icon it doesn't do anything.
I'll provide the solution, which worked for me. First, to get a terminal output from netflix-desktop, you should launch it like this:
Second, when you install netflix-desktop from the ppa, it not always downloads and install a Windows version of Firefox. This installation is handled by the wine-browser-installer package, so one solution would be to remove ~/.wine-browser directory and reinstall the package, as recommended above. Sadly, it did not work for me, and terminal output was still stating:
What helped is that I've downloaded Firefox for Windows manually, using the link, that displays, when you install wine-browser-installer package (in my case it was this version). Then I've installed it, using normal wine. It was installed under
That solved my problem, hope it'll help.
The same people who brought you
Instructions are found here.
But for those in a rush:
And start firefox.
This is a beta release though so nothing is guaranteed yet.
As said previously you might want to give
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Clearing the wine browser directory and then re-installing as described by chargedPeptide in the comments for the previous answer worked for me.
The commands are:
rm -rf ~/.wine-browser sudo apt-get install --reinstall netflix-desktop
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