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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Ubuntu [Guide]
Posted By Derrik On September 11, 2013 @ 9:05 AM In Linux | 23 Comments
Are you an Ubuntu user that is frustrated with the lack of Silverlight support on Ubuntu? You’re in luck! This guide will teach you a trick that you can do to get Silverlight support right in your native Linux browser with Pipelight! Let’s get started!
This guide will be making use of Pipelight, a plugin that brings Microsoft Silverlight to Linux.
Pipelight is able to work on other Linux distributions, but the process covered in this guide is specific to Ubuntu; it will work on all versions of Ubuntu.
Load this guide on your mobile device, if you have a browser open while this plugin installs, it could fail to install properly.
To install Microsoft Silverlight on Ubuntu, do the following:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ehoover/compholio
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mqchael/pipelight
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pipelight
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:23.0) Gecko/20131011 Firefox/23.0in UAControl. If you’re using Chrome/Chromium install User Agent Switcher  and select Windows Firefox 15 from User Agent Switcher’s preferences (this can be found by going to the extension page in Chrome/Chromium.
rm -rf ~/.wine-pipelight/
Silverlight is a plugin that has long plagued Linux users. Since Silverlight is not available on Linux, sites like Netflix are a no-go. Luckily, Piplelight exists. Now you’re able to enjoy all of your favorite Netflix movies right on your Ubuntu powered PC. Enjoy!
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 Netflix: http://netflix.com/
 Maxdome: http://www.maxdome.de/
 Sumo 2: https://sumo.tv2.no/
 UAControl: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-us/firefox/addon/uacontrol/
 User Agent Switcher: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/user-agent-switcher-for-c/djflhoibgkdhkhhcedjiklpkjnoahfmg
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