How To Install Silverlight 0.2.7 On OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 And Mageia 4

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Pipelight is a browser plugin which enables the use of Microsoft’s close-source Silverlight, in order to have access at video streaming services, like Netflix, for example.

Pipelight needs both a Linux library and a Windows file called pluginloader.exe, that loads the Silverlight DLLs via Wine. Many popular television services, including Netflix can be watched only via Silverlight / Pipelight, so this workaround is quite useful.

The latest version available is Pipelight 0.2.7, which has been recently released, with support for Shockware 12.1.1.151, Flash 13.0.0.214, updates for the the Unity 3D plugin Adobereader, FoxitReader and the Roblox plugin, got a system-check utility that verifies if the installation is correct, got fixes so that Firefox does not detect the wrong plugin versions, added experimental support for the TrianglePlayer plugin, etc. For more information, see the changelog.

In this article I will show you how to install Pipelight 0.2.7 on OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 and Mageia 4.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Pipelight 0.2.7 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

$ zypper ar --refresh http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/DarkPlayer:/Pipelight/13.1/home:DarkPlayer:Pipelight.repo
$ zypper ref
$ zypper install pipelight
$ pipelight-plugin --update

Enable Silverlight:

$ sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

How to install Pipelight 0.2.7 on OpenSUSE 12.3:

$ zypper ar --refresh http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/DarkPlayer:/Pipelight/12.3/home:DarkPlayer:Pipelight.repo
$ zypper ref
$ zypper install pipelight
$ pipelight-plugin --update

Enable Silverlight:

$ sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

How to install Pipelight 0.2.7 on Mageia 4:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo urpmi.addmedia "Pipelight 32-bit" http://repos.fds-team.de/stable/mageia/4/i586/
$ wget http://repos.fds-team.de/Release.key
$ sudo rpm --import Release.key
$ sudo urpmi.update -a
$ sudo urpmi pipelight
$ sudo pipelight-plugin --update

Enable Silverlight:

$ sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo urpmi.addmedia "Pipelight 32-bit" http://repos.fds-team.de/stable/mageia/4/i586/
$ sudo urpmi.addmedia "Pipelight 64-bit" http://repos.fds-team.de/stable/mageia/4/x86_64/
$ wget http://repos.fds-team.de/Release.key
$ sudo rpm --import Release.key
$ sudo urpmi.update -a
$ sudo urpmi pipelight
$ sudo pipelight-plugin --update

Enable Silverlight:

$ sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

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One comment on “How To Install Silverlight 0.2.7 On OpenSUSE 13.1, OpenSUSE 12.3 And Mageia 4
  1. PARET-GRIS says:

    Un grand merci cela m a été d une grande utilité pour les échanges de comptabilité
    P.S très facile a installer pour un néophyte de Linux

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