How to install Netflix on Ubuntu

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens run the commands below to add this PPA to your system.

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio

Update your system, run the following command:

sudo apt-get update

After adding, it run the commands below to update your system and install Netflix-desktop.

sudo apt-get install netflix-desktop

When you’re done, go to Ubuntu Dash and launch the program. By default, the program opens with full-screen mode. Press F11 to exit.


If you decide you don’t want it, continue below to learn how to completely remove Netflix-desktop from Ubuntu.

To get rid of it, run the commands below to uninstall it.

sudo apt-get purge netflix-desktop && sudo apt-get autoremove

Finally, run the commands below to remove its PPA from your system;

sudo apt-add-repository –remove ppa:ehoover/compholio

Remove Wine’s directory from your home directory

rm -rf .wine-browser/