How to Install SilverLight Browser Support on Zorin Linux Easy Guide

October 23, 2016 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Silverlight for Zorin 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 Zorin GNU+Linux i386/amd64 Desktop.

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 Zorin Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell Emulator Window
    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal

    Installing SilverLight Support Zorin Linux - Zorin 9 Open Terminal
  2. How to Add Pipelight Ubuntu PPA Apt Repo:

    Adding Pipelight Ubuntu PPA
  3. Installing Pipelight for Zorin

    sudo su

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

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

    Install Silverlight for Zorin Linux - accept license

  4. Restart Firefox Browser to Install Silverlight into Wine

    Install Silverlight for Zorin Linux - installing silverlight

  5. How to Install Opera Browser on Zorin Linux:

    SetUp Opera on Zorin.

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