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Netflix now works on Linux computers through the Firefox web browser. Linux is a PC operating system that gives users much more control over their machine than Windows.

Firefox has long been one of the most popular web browsers around. Again, it offers far more control than Safari or Microsoft Edge, and has pioneered some features that have since become standard on rival browsers.

Before this change, Netflix could only be viewed on a Linux PC using the Google Chrome browser. You could technically watch through Firefox, but only by installing some complicated plug-ins. But no more.

"Starting today, users of Firefox can also enjoy Netflix on Linux," the Netflix technology team said in a blog post. "This marks a huge milestone for us and our partners, including Google, Microsoft, Apple and Mozilla [maker of Firefox] that helped make it possible."

This opens up all manner of content for Firefox users on a Linux PC, including 'Making a Murderer', 'Orange is the New Black' and 'House of Cards'. There's also a host of exciting content coming soon to Netflix, including 'Stranger Things' series two https://www.uswitch.com/tv/news/2017/02/strangerthingsseason2teaserdropsrevealslaunchdateashalloween/, 'Death Note' and even Orson Welles' final, unfinished film.

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