How-to Install Silverlight Browser Support on CentOS 6.x 32-64bit Linux Easy Guide

September 29, 2014 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Silverlight for CentOS Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Silverlight Firefox and Opera Browser Support by the Pipelight Package for CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 i386/amd64 Gnome/KDE 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.

How-to Install Silverlight Browser Support on CentOS 6 Linux - Featured
  1. How-to Add Pipelight CentOS 6 YUM Repo:

    Adding Pipelight CentOS6 Repo
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with Silverlight for CentOS 6 - Open Terminal
  3. Installing Pipelight and Silverlight for CentOS 6 Linux


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    yum install pipelight
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

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