Install Netflix Desktop application (with patched Wine) in Ubuntu
To add the PPA and install the patched WINE and everything required to use Netflix in Ubuntu Quantal, Precise or Oneiric, use the commands below:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop
If you get the following error on 64bit:
netflix-desktop : Depends: wine-compholio (> 1.5.16) but it is not installable
Using the custom Netflix Wine build for other websites that require Silverlight
Alternatively, in the Netflix Desktop web app, you can use F11 (to exit full screen), then press ALT + V and from the View > Toolbarmenu, enable the Menu Bar and Navigation Toolbar.