[TriLUG] TriLUG Digest, Vol 865, Issue 1
johnbrier at gmail.com
Tue Oct 13 19:16:52 EDT 2009
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> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 12:46:00 -0400
> From: Lee Fickenscher <elfick at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [TriLUG] Netflix streaming through guest OS?
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion <trilug at trilug.org>
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> Coming to this a little late but I was under the impression that the xbox
> could stream Netflix natively.
> I wouldn't buy an xbox just for that (and thus won't be getting one since
> that is the only part of it that interests me) but if you already have one
> it doesn't look like you should need anything else to stream netflix. Hulu
> and others are probably a different story.
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 10:44 PM, John Brier <johnbrier at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am considering doing something similar. My roommate has a
>> subscription to Netflix. He purchased the (windows only) app PlayOn
>> (http://www.themediamall.com/playon/) which allows you to stream
>> Netflix (also Hulu, CBS, YouTube, CNN, ESPN etc) to Xbox etc. In our
>> case we have XBMC installed on the Xbox and it works really well, in
>> fact it's a whole lot more usable than Boxee is on my appleTV (which
>> is god awful slow).
I was referring to the original Xbox, not the 360. I doubt I'd ever
buy a 360. The original xbox is cheap at used game stores.
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