[mythtv-users] NetFlix MythTV integration

Matt Emmott memmott at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 17:50:26 UTC 2008


On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 12:17 PM, Josh <TwoOneSix at thatclothingco.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 11:30 AM, Brad DerManouelian <
> myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
>
>> I got an email that I can now use NetFlix's Watch Now feature on my
>> Mac. It requires Microsoft's Silverlight plugin. I did a quick search
>> and found the Moonlight project (open source version of Silverlight)
>> http://www.mono-project.com/Moonlight
>>
>> So now I'm curious if we can start thinking about a Watch Now feature
>> in MythTV using Moonlight. Any thoughts?
>>
>> -Brad
>
>
> Moonlight has had poor support for video and especially with DRM in the
> past. It couldn't even display this years Olympic web site content. If I
> were you I would install the moonlight 2 plug-in from their site and see
> what you can get working on the NetFlix site... I no longer have NetFlix or
> I would try it out.
>
> http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/
>
>
I installed Moonlight and set up a user string to make Netflix think I was
on an intel Mac (I'm on an Ubuntu VM)  but it still wants to install
Silverlight. I guess I'll have to figure out how to force it to think
Silverlight is installed, I'll check out their forums.
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