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Thread: Pipelight Now Supports AMD GPU Acceleration By Default

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    Default Pipelight Now Supports AMD GPU Acceleration By Default

    Phoronix: Pipelight Now Supports AMD GPU Acceleration By Default

    Pipelight is the interesting open-source project to support Windows browser plug-ins within native Linux browsers. Pipelight serves as a wrapper for Windows plug-ins in Linux browsers using Wine and for browsers supporting NPAPI plug-ins. This software, which allows Silverlight and Netflix to work on Linux, is out with a big update...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTcxMDE

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    And Netflix just announced that Macs will use HTML5 instead of Silverlight. I guess this means that Linux will also get it through HTML5 now as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dukenukemx View Post
    And Netflix just announced that Macs will use HTML5 instead of Silverlight. I guess this means that Linux will also get it through HTML5 now as well?
    No, it requires browser extensions currently only found in IE11 and the latest beta of Safari. Chrome and Firefox are still not there yet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dukenukemx View Post
    And Netflix just announced that Macs will use HTML5 instead of Silverlight. I guess this means that Linux will also get it through HTML5 now as well?
    Maybe, but it still would require the DRM encrypted media extension to be ported/enabled on Linux browsers.

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    [deleted post because I thought we were talking about something else...]

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