How-to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Fedora 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

December 15th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Silverlight for Fedora Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Silverlight Firefox and Opera Browser Support by the Pipelight Package for Fedora 18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25 i686/x8664 Linux Gnome/KDE/Mate/Lxde/Xfce Desktop.

Pipelight allows one to run Windows browser plugins in the context of Linux browsers.

To Achieve this Pipelight do:

  • Connects the Windows DLL with the Linux process
  • Translates between platform dependent differences on the NPAPI
  • Uses a Patched Wine version

Pipelight needs to start Wine to execute the pluginloader. This May Slow down the Start of Your Browser.

How-to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Fedora Linux - Featured
  1. Install the Required Microsoft Core Fonts for Fedora:

    Microsoft Fonts Installation Fedora
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

     - Open Terminal
  3. Enable the Pipelight YUM Repo for Fedora Linux:

    Pipelight YUM Repo Setup
  4. Installing Pipelight and Silverlight for Fedora Linux


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    yum install pipelight
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
  5. Disabling SELinux for Firefox Plugin Access

    sudo setsebool -P unconfined_mozilla_plugin_transition 0
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