4 Steps to Installing Netflix on Linux--At Last!
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This stupendous video walks you through the commands on various 32-bit Linux distros:
Here are the commands for those of you using an ubuntu-based Linux distro. I use LubuntuLinux so here's what the steps look like based on the video and my install on LubuntuLinux:
1. Add repository:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio2. Update list of apps available:
sudo apt-get update3. Install Netflix:
sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop(this step will run for about 3-5 minutes depending on your Internet connection and computer speed)
4. Go to Sound & Video (on LubuntuLinux) and choose Netflix-Desktop. You'll be prompted to install additional software for WINE--Mono and Gecko--but those are easy:
Sure enough, it works great! With Netflix AND Steam on Linux, lots of opportunities for distraction!
Some tips for Steam on Linux (I'm running on LubuntuLinux):
- If you don't have a beta account, Steam won't come up for you after login. So, go to command line at type steam steam://store and you'll be in!
- Find a list of Linux games on Steam online
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