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Using Google Docs + Netflix RSS to pull your queue (or other things!) Login to Netflix Click RSS at the bottom of the page (hint, its nessled between some other junk): Jobs Media Center Netflix Prize RSS App Gallery Facebook Connect Tell a Friend Get the RSS feed for your queue: Personalized Feeds Queue: ...


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It's not currently possible to run Netflix streaming in Linux either natively or through WINE. (Note that while the Roku box runs on embedded linux, the code for the netflix streaming isn't open) Although the Windows version is based on Silverlight, the linux port of Silverlight (Moonlight) does not have the DRM stack that is being used (See this comment ...


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For what it's worth, the company I work for was going to do a partnership with Netflix a little over a year ago (so these numbers represent that -- it could have changed since then). I helped produce our streaming video sites, so I was in contact with one of their techs. At the time, they were using multiple-bitrate WMVs. Basically, these are ...


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The most believable numbers I've found are 1.5Mbps for SD, 3Mbps for DVD quality, 5Mbps for HD quality and 8+ for 1080 on PS3. I don't see Netflix offering official numbers, but playing with Speedtest.net and testing by adding bandwidth eaters like VPN connections until I saw the quality degrade.


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You might consider installing a subtitle editor like Aegisub. I use Aegisub to sometimes make subtitles, and sometimes use it to preview subtitles without video. I've never watched an entire movie's worth of subtitles this way, so it may not be the most comfortable option, but you might look into it. To play subtitles without video in Aegisub, you can use ...


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I don't have enough reputation to comment, so I'll ask some questions here along with some suggestions... What type of connection do you have, and what speed is it rated for? Does Netflix buffer (load) frequently? Some generic suggestions without knowing these things: If you get buffering fairly regularly, odds are you either have too low of a connection ...


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It almost certainly has to do with the desktop window compositor. When you have a video playing within a web browser window, and worse than that, in a plugin, the web browser has to render its page thusly: Draw our window decorations (address bar, bookmarks, buttons, etc.) Draw the first parts of the webpage. Draw a "black square" where the video is ...


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It is possible to watch netflix on Linux natively. WINE is a binary compatibility layer that natively runs windows binaries on POSIX environments such as BSD variants, Linux, and Darwin. There is a set of patches that allows you to install silverlight 4 in WINE. After this, you can install FireFox (windows version) to utilize the plugin. This will give ...


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Netflix Instant Watch runs great on my EEEPc 900HA which has less horsepower than the machine you linked. You should be fine.


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This could be related to a problem people experienced with their Apple devices (iPad, iPhones, etc) in conjunction with OpenWRT/DD-WRT based routers. In that instance, the Netflix app was setting off DNSmasq, a service designed to stop DNS rebinding attacks. If you happen to have a router running custom firmware, updating to the latest version might solve ...


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You could use movie-maker to make a blank video of longer then the longest movie you're going to watch, save it at the smallest possible compression size, and then use VLC to play both the blank video and the subtitles file of the movie you're watching (though you'll have to start the blank video within a couple of seconds of when you start the movie). You ...


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Can you try and seeing if going to C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\PlayReady and deleting mspr.hds solves your problem? Credit: TechNet Answers


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Use Proxmate if you are on Chrome | Firefox How does it work? It detects if you are visiting one of the websites below. If yes, it enables itself and tells the site, that you are within the U.S. Otherwise the extension is quiet. The rest works exactly the same way as @Paul Hay explained in his answer for media hint. ProxMate uses a wide proxy server ...


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Easily. In fact, a T1 is barely adequate for a single person to watch live streaming video. With everything being HD these days, watching Hulu or Netflix over a T1 is painful even if you're the only person using it. Hulu's requirements say "In addition, you will need a broadband internet connection. We recommend a downstream bandwidth of at least 1.5 Mbps ...


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Download the latest version of xbmcFlicks https://github.com/spudsdude/XBMC-Flicks/zipball/master Extract to XBMC's addons directory --> Windows 7 \ Vista: C:\Users\yourUsername\AppData\Roaming\XBMC\addons Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\yourUsername\Application Data\XBMC\addons Start/restart XBMC & look in your video addons..


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You could use http://tunlr.org: Do you want to stream video or audio from U.S.-based on-demand Internet streaming media providers but can't get in on the fun because you're living outside the U.S.? Fear not, you have come to the right place. Tunlr lets you stream content from sites like Netflix, Hulu, MTV, CBS, ABC, Pandora and more to your Mac or PC. Want ...


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I used this bypass proxy: screen.webhop.org This has worked for me every time. Though it's free, it has a 3 to 4 hour session so you have to retype the gotcha again. PAC file function FindProxyForURL(url, host) { if (shExpMatch(url, "*netfl*") || shExpMatch(url, "*cwtv*") || shExpMatch(url, "*digital*") || shExpMatch(url, ...


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I know this is already solved, but there's a browser add-on for this purpose as well called "Mediahint". Uses a proxy when the site tries to determine your location and then uses your own bandwidth from then on, allowing you to get the best quality your connection allows.


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Setting Quality of Service on the router would be the easiest, most reliable way to handle this. The N150 (F6D4230-4) may or may not support a QoS function. It may depend on the version (1/2/3). You would have to check the manual or configuration page for IntelliStream to be certain. If your router does support IntelliStream, then you can set it up to ...


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There is not a way to use Windows Media Player to directly play Netflix streams. Netflix uses custom DRM, which WMP is not able to understand. The "Watch Instantly Netflix" option just uses Internet Explorer running embedded in Windows Media Player. That said, the likely reason for Windows Media Player to succed where other media players fail is that WMP ...


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I tried to find definitive system requirements for Silverlight but the info is pretty sparse. Check out the following requirements from the MSDN site - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd833062%28v=VS.95%29.aspx This MSDN Blog gives additional detail - ...


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My guess is that the player switches to a different audio stream when headphones are connected. For example, if you are watching Netflix on a tablet, it may stream only Mono audio in order to conserve bandwidth (which is all that is necessary on a tablet with one speaker) and then switch to Stereo when headphones are connected.


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I checked my Netflix VMC plugin (the first icon to the left of Recorded TV) and it worked just fine. Must have been a problem on Netflix's end that they resolved in the last day or two. I didn't have to restart or reinstall anything either, it just worked.


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Mister, I have the perfect solution for it. http://download.cnet.com/Greenfish-Subtitle-Player/3000-13632_4-75748013.html This is like a tranparent kind of a bar with dark bold subtitles which you can arrange on your screen while the movie plays.


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I got something very basic working by: Saving the source of my queue page Putting a link to Google-hosted jQuery in the <head> of the document and removing some of the existing JS. Like so: <script src="http://www.google.com/jsapi" type="text/javascript"></script> <script type="text/javascript">google.load("jquery", ...


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I tried everything and the only thing that worked for me after countless attempts following the suggestions of others I've found in my search for an answer is as follows: I opened Microsoft Silverlight from the Start Menu>All Programs>Microsoft Silverlight>Microsoft Silverlight and selected the application data tab. I then deselected to allow application ...


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If you sign into your Netflix account and click on Account and Settings then click on Manage Video Quality you can set it to use lower quality and therefore less bandwidth.


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From the spec's you have an AMD Radeon graphics card. You should ensure that this has the most update to date software. If that is the case you should look for a beta release as sometimes they will have experimental patches that may solve your issues.


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Found the answer on the 66th page of the thread: i'm still sorting out some changes that are needed for eden So I guess the answer is "just wait".


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Playback session(s) on devices are almost identical for browser-based sessions. The service uses HTTP and HTTPS session protocols (SSL-443) to netflix's CDN (https://moviecontrol.netflix.com) Take a look at Pomelollc's blog here for a more detailed explanation of Netflix's video streaming security framework.



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