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AUR (en) - netflix-desktop

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Package Details: netflix-desktop 0.8.5-6

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/netflix-desktop.git (read-only)
Package Base: netflix-desktop
Description: An automated script for viewing Netflix through Firefox and patched WINE
Upstream URL: https://launchpad.net/netflix-desktop/
Licenses: MIT
Submitter: demizer
Maintainer: None
Last Packager: anish
Votes: 100
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2012-11-20 02:13
Last Updated: 2015-06-22 04:23

Latest Comments

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electricprism commented on 2016-12-11 04:36

I thought Google Chrome was able to view Netflix on Linux, wouldn't it be better to extract the component that works and build that into something like a Ephiphany or other webkit fork for standalone?

opens commented on 2016-10-08 19:45

hi, wine-silverlight>=1.7.6-1 doesn't exist :(

ogasser commented on 2014-10-12 11:03

Netflix works now directly in Google Chrome: https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/google-chrome/

anish commented on 2014-06-24 02:27

Should be fixed now, sorry about that

hak8or commented on 2014-06-24 02:08

==> Validating source files with md5sums...
wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2 ... Passed
wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2.sign ... Skipped
v1.7.20.tar.gz ... Passed
30-win32-aliases.conf ... Passed
==> Verifying source file signatures with gpg...
wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2 ... FAILED (unknown public key F5E6E9EEB9461DD7)
==> WARNING: Warnings have occurred while verifying the signatures.
Please make sure you really trust them.
==> Extracting sources...
-> Extracting wine-1.7.20.tar.bz2 with bsdtar
-> Extracting v1.7.20.tar.gz with bsdtar
==> Starting prepare()...
make: *** /tmp/yaourt-tmp-hak8or/aur-wine-silverlight/src/wine-compholio-daily-1.7.20-1/patches/: No such file or directory. Stop.
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in prepare().
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build wine-silverlight.
==> Restart building wine-silverlight ? [y/N]

Sadly getting these errors when running this.

BinaryMn commented on 2014-02-16 19:04

I ran the following command to accomplish what s_warlock suggested. Worked for me.

$ (echo "REGEDIT4";echo "";echo "[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Wine\\DllOverrides]";echo "\"*msvcr100\"=\"builtin\"";) > "/tmp/winefix.reg";WINEPREFIX=~/.netflix-desktop /usr/bin/wine regedit "/tmp/winefix.reg"

BinaryMn commented on 2014-02-16 19:04

I ran the following command to accomplish what s_warlock suggested. Worked for me.

$ (echo "REGEDIT4";echo "";echo "[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Wine\\DllOverrides]";echo "\"*msvcr100\"=\"builtin\"";) > "/tmp/winefix.reg";WINEPREFIX=~/.netflix-desktop /usr/bin/wine regedit "/tmp/winefix.reg"

s_warlock commented on 2014-01-05 23:31

There is a work around to get firefox to work on 1.7.9.
I tested a solution that launchpad had. https://bugs.launchpad.net/netflix-desktop/+bug/1265367
I made a change on the register. The following value

Rob_H commented on 2014-01-04 15:36

Apparently, the "Couldn't load XPCOM" error is a regression in wine-silverlight 1.7.9-1. At lease one person resolved it by downgrading to 1.7.8-2.


Rob_H commented on 2014-01-04 15:14

This package was working for me, but broke recently. When I launch it I get a Firefox error dialog that says: "Couldn't load XPCOM". I tried reinzstalling wine-silverlight and netflix-desktop and removed the ".wine" and ".netflix-desktop" directories, but it made no difference. Any ideas?