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Old 06-06-2013, 10:12 PM   #1
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Netflix & Silverlight error


I am a Linux Mint 14 using Netflix quite successfully until MS decided to update Silverlight. Now the screen locks on a download page, with no way around it.
It's pointless attempting the download as it's an .exe and will screw up my machine.
Does anyone have a suggestion, please?
 
Old 06-06-2013, 11:05 PM   #2
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The netflix-desktop application works really well for me- and takes almost no effort beyond a few lines of code (Confirmed working as recently as this morning for me).

http://www.howtogeek.com/130372/how-...x-desktop-app/
 
Old 06-07-2013, 08:53 AM   #3
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The netflix-desktop application works really well for me- and takes almost no effort beyond a few lines of code (Confirmed working as recently as this morning for me).
http://www.howtogeek.com/130372/how-...x-desktop-app/
Still nothing at my end. It's a Firefox download which halts at a download page.
Any other suggestion, please?
 
Old 06-07-2013, 11:05 AM   #4
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Can you give us the error messages you are getting?

Just to verify you have Wine installed right? That link I posted above is actually the Windows version of Firefox, since NF refuses to support Linux.
 
Old 06-07-2013, 05:04 PM   #5
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Can you give us the error messages you are getting?
Just to verify you have Wine installed right? That link I posted above is actually the Windows version of Firefox, since NF refuses to support Linux.
Turns out it's linked to Firefox.
Eric Hoover gave the answer.
In the terminal rm -Rf ~/.wine-browser will delete this file, restart Netflix and it automatically loads the correction.
 
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Old 06-07-2013, 06:25 PM   #6
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Glad to hear it worked out for you.
 
  


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