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Old 22nd April 2012, 03:20 AM
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Re: Amazon Instant Video: Fedora Support Gone

Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
I don't understand linux well enough to know why it has to be more complicated on Fedora, but I'm bummed.
Ubuntu and Mint don't remove obsolete packages at the drop of a hat. Fedora likes to be bleeding edge, so no hal.

Originally Posted by StephenH View Post
I'm curious. I have Fedora 16 x86_64 and no hal installed (checked with rpm -qa | grep hal) and yet Amazon Prime videos do work for me. Is this more a flash issue than a hal issue?
It depends on the show. Amazon hasn't DRMed everything for some reason. It's not a TV vs Movie thing; every episode of Star Trek has DRM on it as well. I can't see a pattern.
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