We can't say we like it, but we have to surrender to the evidence: Linux market share is very low. According some meansIn 2019, the market share is below 1%, while customers of Microsoft systems (from Windows XP to W10) are left with almost 90% of the pie. macOS is close to 6% worldwide, but it doubles its market share in the United States, which is why many developers, such as those of the video platform Disney +, they take more care of them.
More than a month ago the news broke, one of those that we can say was not news: Disney + would not work on Linux at launch. The problem was the digital rights management (DRM) that implemented the platform, but fortunately that is already a problem of the past, as stated by Justin Garrison, service engineer, and confirmed by other users on the social network Twitter.
Disney + will arrive in Spain on March 31, 2020
Looks like #DisneyPlus is working on Linux now !! ?
Now Linux desktop users can enjoy #BabyYoda like everyone else !!!! ✨
Go forth and stream!
- Justin Garrison (@rothgar) December 4, 2019
It looks like Disney + is working on Linux now! Now desktop Linux users can enjoy Baby Yoda like anyone else! Go and stream!
Luckily or unfortunately, Spanish users have not experienced this problem. Disney + no will arrive in Spain until March 31, 2020, so the problem with digital rights management has not affected us. In fact, the only affected users have been those in the United States (November 12) and Australia and New Zealand (November 19).
They have not given details about what changes they have made to make Disney + Linux compatible, but it is known to work in the most popular browsers such as Firefox or Google Chrome. If there are any problems with other browsers, surely until March they have time to fix them.