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Netflix Movie Downloads Come to Linux PCs

Dec 04, 2008, 21:33 (0 Talkback[s])

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"This Boxee enhancement also marks the first time Netflix instant downloads will be available to users of desktop PCs running Linux.

"Having used Boxee's media center platform on my Ubuntu-based Black Tower desktop PC for several months now, I've been eager to see Boxee get supported on STBs like Roku's Netflix player, Syabas's Popcorn Hour A110, and others. Now I'm convinced this will happen soon.

"Boxee has a terrific 10-foot user experience, ideally suited to family-room viewing. A few screenshots showing Boxee running on the Black Tower, which currently runs Ubuntu 8.10, appear below."

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