You don't need to do all of that. Just put the embedded slingplayer into a local html file. Copy and paste this text into an empty text file and then save it as "slingbox.html" or something like that:
<BODY LANG="en-US" DIR="LTR">
<iframe width='768' height='800' src='http://slingplayer.slingbox.com/embedded/slingplayer.php' frameborder='0'></iframe>
It's a work-around, though it is still not as good as having Linux supported. I don;t see why it would be so hard to make a plug-in for Firefox on Linux. They gotta know that they have a ton of users who want it.
I have the "Hopper with sling" device (built in sling device). When I try the above:
it sees my device's name correctly and lists it as "Slingbox, incompatible device". Upon clicking the link, it gives me the
This Slingbox is not compatible with SlingPlayer.
Anyone have any other non-wine suggestions for me?
(I happen to be running Chrome Version 24.0.1312.56 on Peppermint Three)
Thx for that.
I was chagrined for nearly 10 minutes after seeing the 'not supported' message when I first tried FF / Ubuntu.
This little trick worked right off the bat. add a bgcolor="#000000" to the body tag and it's nearly acceptable.
The whole thing gets choppy when expanded to the full screen though and then becomes problematic about returning to normal size.
BUT it works so I'm not complaining to loudly