How-to Install Silverlight on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Easy Guide

April 12th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Silverlight Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Silverlight Browser Support in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver LTS 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Pipelight for Ubuntu 18.04 allows one to run Windows browser plugins in the context of Linux browsers.

Furthermore, with Pipelight you’ll be able of Streaming Silverlight Contents on Firefox and Opera 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

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

Finally, Pipelight needs to start Wine to execute the pluginloader. This May Slow down the Start of Your Browser.

Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Linux - Open Terminal Shell Emulator
  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

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Linux - accept license

  4. Restart Firefox Browser to Install Silverlight into Wine

    Install Silverlight for Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Linux - installing silverlight

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

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