How to Install Silverlight Browser Support on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety 32 / 64-bit Easy Guide

October 22, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety GNU/Linux




You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Silverlight Firefox and Opera Browser Support by the Pipelight Package for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Especially relevant: Pipelight has been Discontinued and is Not Working in PPAPI Browsers with the best Security features.

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.

Microsoft Silverlight is a powerful tool for creating and delivering rich Internet applications and media experiences on the Web.

Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Open Terminal
  2. How to Add Pipelight Ubuntu PPA Apt Repo

    Adding Pipelight Ubuntu PPA
  3. Installing Pipelight for Ubuntu

    sudo su

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

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

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - accept license

  4. Restart Firefox Browser to Install Silverlight into Wine

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - installing silverlight

  5. How to Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu Linux:
    SetUp Opera on Ubuntu.


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