Disney + now works normally on Linux desktops like Ubuntu and Fedora, no workaround is required. The streaming service was launched in the United States, Canada, and other regions in November and reached 10 million subscribers in one day. The problem is that many Linux users in countries where the service was available could not access it.
Service arrives in Brazil only in November 2020
While rival services like Netflix and Amazon Prime work smoothly on browsers like Google Chrome and Fire fox on Linux, Disney + didn't work because of DRM technology restrictions.
The good news is that with the recent DRM technology update, Linux users can now subscribe to the streaming service in the soundtrack countries it is available and watch their favorite series and movies in modern distributions like Ubuntu without having to resort to it. alternative solutions like access via Wine, the Windows emulator for Linux.
Disney + costs $ 6.99 a month or $ 69.99 a year in the United States and can be tested for free for up to seven days. An option for those who want the service including ESPN + and Hulu (with ads) costs $ 12.99 per month.
The streaming service currently has official apps for Amazon FireTV and FireOS, iOS, Android / Chromecast, Roku, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, KG Smart TVs with LG webOS and Samsung Smart TVs. On Windows, macOS and Linux the service can be accessed from the browser.
For those who live in Brazil, Disney + will only be officially launched in November 2020.
Limited release of service made many people wear eye patch to view exclusive series
Launching in a limited number of regions has spawned piracy growth. The first pirated content appeared shortly after the service went live. Like other streaming platforms, Disney + uses Widevine encryption, which is not so complicated to circumvent, according to Torrent Freak.
The site points out that Disney is trying to combat download links from series like The Mandalorian, but the number of pirated servers is so large that the company is unable to cope.
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