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Ubuntu 14.04 Netflix-Desktop slow playback

so I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then installed Netflix-Desktop. When I playback an video the audio plays back just fine, but the video is lagging behind a lot. Had this working on Linux Mint 16 just ...
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Netflix (Pipelight) Low Frame Rate With RT-Preempt Patch

Running Ubuntu 13.10 stock, I was getting horrible "jitter" across the entire OS. Meaning that, videos would not play smoothly compared to a TV set, Compiz effects were not smooth, games were not ...
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Unable to install the netflix desktop

I can't seem to get the Netflix desktop installed, I've gone through a lot of the different notes on the forums here and else where, but I can't seem to get this figured out running Ubuntu 13.10: ...
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Netflix-Desktop is not working

I just got Ubuntu 13.10 and I installed the netflix-desktop and it will not open! It just loads with the spinning wheel thing, and does not do anything! I was wondering if anyone has a fix for this, ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 13.10, can't get Netflix desktop to work

I upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 today and had always used the Netflix desktop and never had a problem with it. But after doing a clean install of Ubuntu 13.10, it seems like it's thinking after I click ...
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Issues installing netflix-desktop

I installed the Netflix desktop client and clicked on the icon, but I lost my internet connection during the Wine installations. I tried to purge it and reinstall, but now when I click on the icon, ...
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Watching Netflix in Chrome on Ubuntu 13.10

So I know how to get Netflix Desktop and watch Netflix via Firefox. However, I have a Google Chromecast and like to stream Netflix to my TV. In order for me to do this, I have to be watching Netflix ...
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Netflix on Ubuntu

So I installed Netflix desktop, but that doesn't seem to work. When trying to play a video, it says I should install Silverlight. I installed it from that link, but it was version 5. When I checked ...
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Connecting my ubuntu pc to tv and getting netflix to run full screen on the tv?

When I connect my ubuntu pc to the tv, the screen is fully mirrored on the tv but when I run netflix it only fills up about 1/4th of the screen. Is there a way I can fill up the whole screen while ...
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Netflix desktop mouse pointer issue

Once I open the netflix-desktop the mouse pointer vanishes and doesn't appear even after I close the application. Only way I get it back is after I logoff-login. This is the only reason I hesitate ...
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Netflix Compositing Issue

So I have an issue running Netflix. It's run slow and clunky so far, which is fine, I can do slow and clunky, gives me more time for popcorn. But lately, when I've tried to start it up, I get an ...
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Netflix-desktop works for one user, won't start for another

I installed netflix-desktop and everything works great on the admin user. I tried to open the application on a non-admin user, but nothing happens. I tried the command in terminal, and terminal ...
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Netflix-desktop app and newest Ubuntu?

I currently have Ubuntu 12.10 and have Netflix on it and it works great btw!! What I'm wondering is if I upgrade to a newer version of Ubuntu, is it going to effect my Netflix working properly or do I ...
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Sudden flash malfunctions

I have begun having some odd problems playing Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu, Youtube and other flash videos. The videos play slightly faster than they should (seems to be 50% faster) and they have no ...
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What OS software do I need to download to be able to watch Netflix? [closed]

I am trying to watch Netflix I have Chrome, and Ubunto 11.04 and I keep getting a system error.
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Netflix-desktop is stuck on “auto” resolution. How do I make it stay on “low”?

When I log onto netflix-desktop I click on the menu on the top right "my account" "Playback settings" "Low", under Data usage. "save" This setting does not save. I can open the menu back up and ...
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Netflix on Ubuntu Studio w/o Wine?

I know that there is a few different ways of getting Silverlight (and thus Netflix) to work with Wine, but I find that this is more a hassle than anything. Netflix quaility is low and I would rather ...
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Netflix-Desktop posts an alert and an unexpected server response when I try to start it from GUI

So my problem is, "when I start netflix-desktop from the icon on my Ubuntu 12.04LTS desktop it opens the window with and 'alert' dialog box and then the 'webpage' that says unexpected response from ...
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No HD option on Netflix-Desktop watch page

Using Netflix-Desktop (amazing btw) and Tunlr to watch US Netflix shows, but the same shows that I can watch in HD on other computers, don't let me watch them in HD. In fact, I haven't found one shows ...
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Netflix is sluggish when playing videos in HD.

I am using Netflix desktop (https://launchpad.net/netflix-desktop) which is basically just an application for Ubuntu which uses Firefox running in/under Wine. Everything works phenomenal, but the HD ...
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Netflix won't open on clean install of 13.10

I just installed a clean version of 13.10 (Saucy) and tried to install Netflix using these instructions. The installation seemed to go fine, I opened Netflix after and it asked me to install a bunch ...
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Netflix website “server not found” firefox and chrome

I have recently become unable to access the Netflix website on either Firefox or Chrome. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I do not have netflix-desktop installed, I am just trying to update my queue and such. ...
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How can I get netflix-desktop to remember window settings (or at least not start in full screen)

This is a fairly petty thing. I have installed netflix-desktop and it runs well. I would just like it to remember the window settings from my last session or, failing that, not start in full screen. I ...
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netflix on ubuntu 12.04

So I have got Ubuntu 12.04 on a system 76 lemur ultra laptop. I installed netflix via terminal with the following chain of commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio ...
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Netflix not taking up full screen

I have been having problems using Netflix with Pipelight in Ubuntu. I have tried looking for answers online but I have had no luck finding anything helpful. I can maximize Netflix using Pipelight. ...
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Is it possible to get Netflix working with HTML5

I just read how Chromebooks and Windows 8 are now supporting HTML5 playback on Netflix instead of Silverlight. The site is still requiring users to install silverlight (when you login from Linux ...
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unable to load some programs due to log out why is this?

I have ubuntu 13.10, after entering my compiz and unchecking the wrong thing to switch to cube I lost both my side menu and top menu and had to go through terminal to get it back via some commands. ...
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Stuck on EULA screen when installing netflix-desktop

I am trying to install netflix-desktop on my laptop running 13.10. I followed the instructions here: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compolio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Netflix Desktop not working after 13.10 upgrade

Netflix Desktop was working fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 today. Now, it gives me the message that the silverlight plugin has crashed. I tried different workarounds and to even downgrade my ...
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Netflix Desktop produces blank screen [duplicate]

When I launch Netflix Desktop, the browser just produces a blank screen. I can navigate to other sites fine. But if I try to return to the Netflix site, blank screen. I thought it could be ...
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Problem with netflix-desktop and xattr

I'm having problems getting netflix-desktop to work on Ubuntu 13.04. At first when I tried to run it from terminal I got a message saying something along the lines of no module xattr. After installing ...
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Microsoft silverlight not in Ubuntu 13.04 Netflix desktop app [duplicate]

I thought it would be fun to put Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my PC, I have been told Netflix would work on 64-bit, bit it didn't. I checked terminal, long story short with 64-bit was I don't know what ...
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How do I remove Netflix-Desktop completely

The script to install Netflix-Desktop downloaded everything needed except for Firefox. I keep trying to remove the program through "sudo apt-get remove --purge netflix-desktop". However, when I ...
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Compositing is not available, please enable compositing support and relaunch Netflix Desktop. WHY?

Compositing is not available, please enable compositing support and relaunch Netflix Desktop. this keeps popping up and im getting very frustrated. ive reinstalled the enire 12.04 distro, updated ...
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Computer cannot boot to Ubuntu 13.04 after installing Netflix-desktop and later Wine

Can anyone help me with this issue? Issue: Black screen after boot attempt from GRUB (cannot boot Ubuntu, not even in failsafe mode) Process to get to Issue: On Ubuntu 13.04, I installed ...
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Lost top and side bar

Netflix desktop crashed when I tried to exit and I lost the top and side bar due to it. running 13.04 any ideas?
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Netflix desktop doesn't launch when I click on it

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. ...
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Error starting netflix-desktop Ubuntu 13.04

Hi I'm trying to use the Netflix Desktop application on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine. After following these instructions: ...
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Netflix desktop install trouble “some packages could not be installed”

I'm having a massive issue with trying to install the Netflix desktop app. I have added the repository (roughly four times, with updates) and everytime I get the following message ...
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Netflix and Pulseaudio Conundrum

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 with the netflix-desktop installed. However I have a situation with it as it is causing problems with my pulseaudio. More specifically, the desktop app has a bug, which has ...
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Netflix Desktop help in 12.04 LTS

I recently tried opening my Netflix Desktop app and it just said "Compositing is not available, please enable compositing support and relaunch Netflix Desktop". What does this mean and how can I fix ...
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Downloading Netflix Software [duplicate]

Just started running my computer off of Ubuntu and I'm trying to download some software that will enable me to watch netflix. I hit Ctrl+Alt+T and typed in the commands I found here: sudo ...
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Netflix on Ubuntu from France

I am a recent Ubuntu (12.04) user from France, and I'm trying to find a way to use my Linux laptop as my main PC. I stepped upon Erich Hoover's wonderful program "Netflix Desktop" on this webpage ...
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Chrome / Flash problems

I just installed 12.04 LTS on my mother's Dell Inspiron 660s (all standard hardware straight from the factory except some extra RAM). I did this because she hated the Windows 8 that came standard on ...
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After installing Netflix app, web browsers have changed font and styling

I installed the Netflix app by following the instructions on OMG Ubuntu: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/11/how-to-use-netflix-on-ubuntu Now however, my web browsers have changed their style settings ...
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How do you get Netflix-Desktop to run for multiple users?

Netflix-Desktop keeps telling me I do not have extended filesystem enabled on the guest account. I would like to allow my sister to watch Netflix on my laptop without giving her my password.
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Netflix install issue

I know this has been dealt with extensively but I have an issue I can not find an answer for. I am trying to install the netflix desktop app and in the terminal after entering the last step "sudo ...
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Is there something special about Netflix-Desktop?

When I started researching how to get Netflix to work with Ubuntu everything I saw pointed me to the Netflix-Desktop app. When I looked in to this app, it seemed to me (a relative novice) that it was ...
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Installing Netflix in Xubuntu, any luck?

I am working in Xubuntu right now, and am having a tough time installing the Netflix Desktop. I have tried the method mentioned in this video, which from my understanding, is simply the only way to ...
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Netflix desktop and Wine

Is there a way to reliably install Netflix desktop and the full version of Wine? I want to be able to use Netflix, but also have a full-functioning wine install. How would be the best way to do ...