How to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Mageia 4 Linux Easy Guide

December 15, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Silverlight for Mageia 4 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 Mageia 4 i586/x8664 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.

Step-by-step – .NET 4.5 Linux Mint 21 Installation
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Open Terminal
  2. Enable the Pipelight Urpmi Repo for Mageia Linux

    Pipelight Urpmi Repo Setup
  3. Installing Pipelight and Silverlight for Mageia 4 Linux.

    su 

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

    urpmi.update -a
    urpmi pipelight
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
    exit
  4. Disabling SELinux for Firefox Plugin Access.

    sudo setsebool -P unconfined_mozilla_plugin_transition 0

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