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Watch Netflix on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions
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Netflix on Firefox
First step is to install FFmpeg extra codes library by using the following command:
$ sudo apt install libavcodec-extra
The Whoops, something went wrong...Netflix Video Player unavailable. Error code: F7355-error message is a result of the FFmpeg library absence. Make sure you have executed the above command to install the libavcodec-extra package.
Next, we need to enable DRM on our Firefox browser.
After login to your Netflix account Firefox may automatically prompt you to enable DRM.
Alternatively, enable DRM content manually via Firefox settings
All ready. Your are now ready to Watch Netflix on your Ubuntu 20.04 system.
Netflix on Google Chrome
Watching Netflix on Google Chrome browser does not require any special treatment. Simply open the browser, login and start watching.