Netflix on Ubuntu linux works! And it works great too! A winner has been found! Back in March of this year I Heart Ubuntu put out a call to get Netflix on Ubuntu working. Somehow. Legally. Without the need to install a virtual OS and have to boot into it. Something as native as possible.
Read the full thing at http://www.iheartubuntu.com/2012/11/netflix-on-ubuntu-is-here.html
The instructions should work with any distro, not just Ubuntu