"The company has, quietly, and without fanfare, flipped the switch
required to allow Google Chrome users on Ubuntu (and other modern
Linux distributions) to watch movies and TV shows in the browser.
If you’ve been following this long, protracted saga — which has been
about as enjoyable as a binge-watch of the US Inbetweeners remake —
then this news won’t be too out of the blue.
Last month Netflix engineer Paul Adolph pledged to remove the
user-agent filter, the final hurdle in preventing Ubuntu users from
streaming content, once a newer version of the security library (nss3)
was rolled out to users.
That roll out took place in late September. "
-- source: http://goo.gl/ekPj73
Peter Reutemann, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Waikato, NZ
Ph. +64 (7) 858-5174