Tuesday, September 16, 2014

[HOW TO] Install Silverlight Plugin in Xubuntu

Updated: 13 Nov 2016

In this article we'll learn how to install the Silverlight Plugin in Xubuntu (tested in Firefox and Xubuntu 14.04). We'll install Pipelight, which is a plugin that allows to view Silverlight videos in Ubuntu which is needed to use services as Netflix or MEO Go.

Install

Open a terminal window and run:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable -y && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install pipelight -y && sudo pipelight-plugin --update && sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight && sudo pipelight-plugin --create-mozilla-plugins

Usage

Restarting your browser after installing and grant permission to run the plugin when the browser asks for it.

References

Install Silverlight alternative Pipelight in Ubuntu 14.04

4 comments:

  1. Super!!!!!! Thank you very much!

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  2. Here is not working on Xubuntu 16...

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  3. I Did this, and it says that silverlight is enabled. but when i try to run netflix, then it still says i need to install silverlight.

    Any ideas?

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