How to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Easy Guide

May 21, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Silverlight for Xubuntu Linux

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Silverlight Firefox and Opera Web Browser Support by the Pipelight Package for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

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.

Install Silverlight for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Silverlight for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux - Open Terminal
  2. How to Add Pipelight Xubuntu PPA Apt Repo

    Adding Pipelight Xubuntu PPA
  3. Installing Pipelight for Xubuntu.

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    apt-get install --install-recommends pipelight-multi
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
    exit

    Install Silverlight for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux - accept license

  4. Restart Firefox Browser to Install Silverlight into Wine.

    Install Silverlight for Xubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux - installing silverlight

  5. How to Install Opera Web Browser on Linux Xubuntu:

    Install Opera for Xubuntu

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