I see a thread whose title is "Please Support Linux". I have been asking for Linux support for a long time. I'm done saying "please". There's no good reason why Comcast can't support Xfinity streaming under Linux. It occurs in a browser, and browsers are multi-platform. Streaming works fine with Amazon Prime and Netflix, using Google Chrome under Linux. I pay more for Xfinity than I do for Prime and Netflix put together.
Xfinity services are supposed to include Xfinity streaming. Linux users should not be excluded. I switched to Linux in 1994 and refuse to run Windows. My wife ran Windows for a while, and I was scrubbing viruses off the machine twice a week. I put Linux on her machine, and there are no more problems. Another reason I would not use anything else is because of the quality GNU software available. I am a programmer, and I enjoy being able to work in several languages without being beholden to Microsoft. I enjoy things such as being able to connect to my personal laptop from anywhere in the world and use the graphical desktop, without the need for any 3rd party services. If I switched to Windows just because I wanted Xfinity streaming, I would be sacrificing a lot. It would be very difficult to say how much in just a few words. Obtaining Xfinity streaming by switching to Windows would not be worth the sacrifice of everything else. Nonetheless, Xfinity streaming should be available to me because it's supposed to be part of my service.
Linux, being derived from UNIX, the operating system of choice of the pioneers of the Internet, is very network friendly. It makes sense to use Linux in a networked enviroment. Use Windows if you want to play games. Use Linux if you want to get work done. That being said, Linux is a sufficient entertainment platform. Comcast should support it.
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