In this article I will show you how to install Pipelight on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna. Install Pipelight in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/13.10 Saucy/13.04 Raring/12.10 Quantal/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 16/15/14/13/other Ubuntu derivatives Pipelight is a Silverlight alternative plugin for Linux distributions, it allows one to use windows only plugins inside Linux browsers.
One thing it might be worth trying is to install Moonlight through your package manager rather than from the webpage. The Debian/Ubuntu package for this is moonlight-plugin-mozilla, so it should be the same on Linux Mint. I would use aptitude (command-line) or synaptic (GUI) to search for and then install this package. If you use synaptic just search for moonlight and then pick the plugin to install. If you use aptitude then: sudo aptitude install moonlight-plugin-mozilla However, bear in mind that Moonlight isn't 100% complete, so it doesn't match Silverlight feature for feature. It's perhaps possible that for the page you're looking at Moonlight isn't up to speed.
Netflix is now completely supported on Linux. You don’t need to do any extra efforts to watch Netflix on Linux anymore. At best, make sure that you have libnss3 installed (explained in part 1 of this tutorial). Thanks to Google Chrome version 37 and HTML 5, now you can get native viewing experience of Netflix in Linux directly in your Chrome web browser.In this tutorial, we shall see In this tutorial, we shall see how to watch Netflix in Ubuntu without Wine.
I have written this tutorial for Ubuntu 14.04. But this should also applicable to Linux Mint 17 and other Linux distributions. Pre-requisites:. Ubuntu 14.04 or. Google Chrome version 37 at least. Dassault systemes news.
An active Netflix account. If you have all of the three above, let’s see how to watch Netflix in Ubuntu in native way.
How to watch Netflix in Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux Mint 17 The whole tutorial is divided in three parts. Which is to enable HTML5 viewing in Netflix, installing a new library and installing a user agent switcher in Google Chrome. Let’s see how to do it. Part 1: Install libnss3 You can skip this part if you are running Ubuntu 14.10 as it already has the latest version for libnss (Network Security Services). For Ubuntu 14.04 install libnss3 via an unofficial PPA.
Open a terminal and use the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leonbo/nss sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libnss3 libnss3-1d libnss3-nssdb sudo apt-get upgrade Restart your system once you are done with these commands. Part 2: Install user agent switcher extension for Chrome The next step is that we fool Netflix and let it believe that we are NOT accessing it from Linux but Windows. Each time you connect to any server, some information about your OS, browser etc is received by the server. A user agent switcher comes handy in such case as it changes this information. Get the user agent extension from the link below.