How to Install SilverLight on Elementary OS GNU/Linux Easy Guide

March 30, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Elementary OS SilverLight Installation Guide

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Silverlight Support by the Pipelight Package in Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki/5.0-Juno i386/amd64 GNU+Linux.

And 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 Elementary OS Linux - Featured
  1. 1. Launching Terminal

    Open a Terminal Shell Emulator
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    First Open a File Manager Window:
    How to Install Silverlight on Bodhi Linux - Open File Manager /tmp
    Then Right Click on a Location > Open Terminal Here:
    How to Install Silverlight on Bodhi Linux - Open Terminal on /tmp

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