Netflix now works in Linux!

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Online streaming has been a sore spot for me while using Linux.  There are many pros to using the Linux operating system and the benefits grow with each update. However, one major downside is that if I want to stream a video, I have to move to a different machine.  While this might seem small, the lack of Netflix gives my Linux machine the sole role of being used for work related tasks. When I read this on the Netflix tech blog I immediately had to try it on my Ubuntu and openSUSE machines. Ubuntu worked immediately and openSUSE did not but I’m sure it will with some configuring.   The more robust an OS is, the better chance it has of being used by more people. The addition of Netflix moves Linux one step closer to being the one machine for a broader base of users.

Since then, we have launched HTML5 video on Chrome OS, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, Firefox, and Edge on all supported operating systems.  And though we do not officially support Linux, Chrome playback has worked on that platform since late 2014.  Starting today, users of Firefox can also enjoy Netflix on Linux. – Netflix

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Everything coming to Netflix in April – with trailers

April 1

Gremlins

Schindler’s List

Richard Pryor – Live &Smokin’

Tropic Thunder

April 4

Louis C.K. 2017

Chewing Gum – Season 2

April 6

BFG

April 7

Dawn of the Croods – Season 3

The Get Down – Part Two

Win it All

April 8

Kubo and the Two Strings

April 10

Documentary Now! – Season 2

April 11

Kevin Hart – What Now?

April 12

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – Season 2

April 14

Sandy Wexler

Chelsea – back for season 2

Mystery Science Theater 3000 – The Return

April 15

Homeward Bound – The Incredible Journey

April 21

The Prestige

The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show – Season 4

Girlboss – Season 1

Bill Nye Saves the World – Season 21

Tramps

Sand Castle

April 22

The Great British Baking Show – Masterclass Season 1-3

The Secret Life of Pets

April 25

Disney’s Queen of Katwe

April 27

Las Chicas Del Cable – Season 1

April 28

Casting Jonbenet

Dear White People – Season 1

Small Crimes