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Linux Workarounds?

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Linux Workarounds?

Has anyone found a workaround for Linux yet?

Despite modern Linux distros having FireFox and Chrome, not just "Chromium", and a computer powerful enough to stream, I get "Your system isn't compatible with Xfinity Stream".... there's no reason for this Comcast. 

 

Has anyone found a workaround? Changing the user agent does not work, they're doing something else to check the OS. 

 

FWIW - I'm on Kubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

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Re: Linux Workarounds?


@tbonecopper wrote:

Has anyone found a workaround for Linux yet?

Despite modern Linux distros having FireFox and Chrome, not just "Chromium", and a computer powerful enough to stream, I get "Your system isn't compatible with Xfinity Stream".... there's no reason for this Comcast. 

 

Has anyone found a workaround? Changing the user agent does not work, they're doing something else to check the OS. 

 

FWIW - I'm on Kubuntu 18.04.2 LTS


the stream app is not authorized nor approved for linux OS. you can use windows 10 perhaps on another partition to access the streaming website.



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Re: Linux Workarounds?

so, when your entire network structure works off of linux for obvious security and stability issues, your going to tell people to use windows. Your genius eludes nobody, probably a few million plain desktop users of Linux, guess you just want to give another reason to cut the cable so to speak, on a hilarious note, I can watch on discovery go, my NASCAR no problem on Linux just not on xfinity, so we can see you the failure in this gap.

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Re: Linux Workarounds?

You have to have Flash Player installed and can try masking as Chrome on Windows or macOS (have to fake the UA string in developer tools in Chroimum based browsers)