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Watch LOVEFiLM And RedBox Videos In Ubuntu Using The Netflix Desktop PPA

The Netflix Desktop Ubuntu PPA has been updated with separate packages for LOVEFiLM and RedBox, two video streaming services similar to Netflix.LOVEFiLM and RedBox, like Netflix, are on demand TV shows and movie streaming services that require Microsoft’s Silverlight plugin to play so they don’t work natively under Linux, but thanks to Erich Hoover’s custom WINE build, it’s now possible to use all these services on Linux.Installing any of the three supported service packages: Netflix, LOVEFiLM and RedBox will automatically download and install Firefox for WINE (Windows) as well as Microsoft Silverlight, through a package called “wine-browser-installer”, so the user doesn’t have to configure anything.Once installed, launch Netflix Desktop, LOVEFiLM Desktop or RedBox Desktop from the menu or Dash and a full-screen Firefox (under WINE) window will be launched with only one tab (and no chrome: no menu, titlebar, tabs, etc.), for the selected service. Then, you can log in and start watching your favourite TV shows or movies, in Linux. In the screenshot above, I’ve unmaximized the LOVEFiLM Desktop window. If you want to do this, you can press F11 to exit full-screen.Install Netflix, LOVEFiLM and RedBox Desktop in UbuntuThe Compholio PPA, which provides the custom WINE build along

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