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MX Package Installed Netflix -Netflix Desktop not working

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uncndl1
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MX Package Installed Netflix -Netflix Desktop not working

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Post by uncndl1 » Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:57 am

Newbie here, just installed MX-14.4, ran all updates and then ran MX Package Installer>Video>Netflix.
Everything loaded as video describes, but when i run Netflix Desktop and it loads, after I log into Netflix it says I have an older version of FireFox. I updated FireFox using the Package Installer, and now Netflix will NOT load nor run. I re-watched the video and it seems the install went as described.
Is there a way to remove and re-install the Netflix Package and get this working in FireFox?
Note, I found this helpful video: http://www.mepiscommunity.org/videos/en ... lix-chrome
ThankYou for the tutorials by the way!
Netflix does work in Chrome now at least, so this new post is already partially solved.
Best regards,
Cleve
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Re: MX Package Installed Netflix -Netflix Desktop not workin

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:56 am

I haven't tried netflix-desktop in a while, but it did use an older WINDOWS version of firefox. Its not the same as the firefox in the package installer, which is linux native. its possible that the version in netflix-desktop is no longer supported, as netflix recently updated their website library and playback tools.
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Re: MX Package Installed Netflix -Netflix Desktop not workin

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Post by lucky9 » Sun Jul 26, 2015 8:51 pm

Welcome to the forum uncndl1! :welcome:
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