[mythtv-users] netflix + myth 0.23
beww at beww.org
Thu Apr 8 13:44:39 UTC 2010
On Thursday 08 April 2010 07:15:48 am Kevin Kuphal wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 8:06 AM, Yan Seiner <yan at seiner.com> wrote:
> > The mythflix plugin has been dropped from 0.23.
> > Is there a way to stream mythflix movies within myth, or some what that
> > can be incorporated into myth?
> There is no native Linux Netflix client for streaming Netflix content.
> That being said, you could use products like PlayOn that restream
> Netflix content via UPnP which in theory you could connect to using
> the UPnP filesystem client for Linux. I can't say whether or not it
> works but others here might be doing similar things. Another option
> would be to use a virtualization product like VirtualBox to launch an
> Internet Explorer window into your Linux environment for viewing. But
> as far as "in Myth" goes, no.
Yeah, there's no way to watch Netflix streaming programs except under Windows
or with a Mac, except for the dedicated hardware units which, ironically, run
I am indeed using PlayOn, running under XP in a VirtualBox VM, which runs
On the plus side, the success of the dedicated hardware units (like the Roku
player) should prove to the program suppliers that Linux can "protect" their
content as well as any other OS, and that Linux is not just a pirate tool.
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