How to Install Silverlight on Fedora 28 GNU/Linux Easy Guide

June 4th, 2018 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Silverlight on Fedora 28

You are Welcome! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Silverlight on Fedora 28 32/64-bit GNU+Linux Desktop.

First of all Pipelight for Fedora 28 make use of Wine to run Windows browser plugins like Silverlight in the context of Linux browsers.

And 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.

How to Install Silverlight on Fedora 28 GNU/Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Session
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Silverlight on Fedora 28 GNU/Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Enable the RPM Fusion DNF Repo for Fedora Linux:

    RPM Fusion DNF Repo Setup
  3. Installing Pipelight and Silverlight for Fedora Linux

    su 

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

    dnf install pipelight
    pipelight-plugin --update
    pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
    exit
  4. Disabling SELinux for Firefox Plugin Access

    sudo setsebool -P unconfined_mozilla_plugin_transition 0

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