[mythtv-users] Netflix Streaming on Mythbuntu

Allen Edwards allen.p.edwards at gmail.com
Thu Feb 19 23:32:58 UTC 2009

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 1:04 PM, Pete <pete at putzin.net> wrote:

> Allen Edwards wrote:
>> Please feel free to critique this or use it.
>> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki?title=AllensNetflixStreaming
>> This will allow you to watch Netflix Streaming on Firefox on Windows
>> XP on Mythbuntu by pushing a button on mythbuntu, although you will
>> need a mouse.
>> I have not tested the entire thing yet but thought I would get what I
>> have out there.
>> Allen
> >
>OK, so here's the 64K question. Has anyone followed up with Moonlight 2.0
releases to see if Netflix will work
>natively in Linux? To be honest, based on the Moonlight roadmap
>(http://www.mono-project.com/MoonlightRoadmap), it doesn't seem as if this
is out of the realm of possibility.
>Maybe even likely. Then, if Moonlight works, why wouldn't it be possible to
integrate the Moonlight plugin into
>Myth such that you have a true Netflix streaming solution as a myth video
>So, investigating, I found others trying this, but until 2.0, Netflix just
won't work, and 2.0 is still a few months out
>assuming they stick to the roadmap.
>Time to jump back on the dev list and start asking how to integrate
Moonlight into the Myth code base.

What I did takes a little time to load and you do have to install XP but it
does work.  That said, it would be great to get it running natively as it
does really tax the CPU the way it is now.  I am getting 106% with a AMD

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