How to Install SilverLight Browser Support on Zorin Linux Easy Guide

October 23, 2016 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | 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 Web 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 see: How to Enable sudo

    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 Web Browser on Zorin Linux:

    SetUp Opera on Zorin.

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