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I know that this question (how open Silverlight/Moonlight web pages in Ubuntu?) has been asked million of times, but it seems that no one of this solutions works for me. Even if I added legacy repositories, I'm still unable to install Moonlight plugin for Firefox.

Is there any way to resolve it or do I need to abandon Ubuntu and install Open Suse (which is natively supported by Novell Moonlight)?

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What do you mean by "unable to install"? You'll need to be a lot more specific than that ;-) –  Seth Jul 9 '13 at 21:43

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“We have abandoned Moonlight.

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Silverlight has not gained much adoption on the web, so it did not become the must-have technology that I thought would have to become. And Microsoft added artificial restrictions to Silverlight that made it useless for desktop programming.“ - Xamarin

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You can download this novell-moonlight-39903-x86_64.xpi file, then right click and open with Firefox. This will install moonlight. Click install. That's it..

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Not valid anymore as the project has been abandoned and had older version of silverlight. As now there is Pipelight for the latest silverlight you need. –  Shaharil Ahmad Sep 21 '13 at 16:27

Firefox checks whether a plug-in is computable with the current version of Firefox, and since there is no development with the moonlight plug-in it doesn't report that it is computable with the current version of Firefox. I found a add-on to disable the check here. after installing that you can enable or install moonlight.

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The below linked help me to install pipelight instead of moonlight. Charts are working fine now.

http://www.itworld.com/software/414056/install-silverlight-alternative-pipelight-ubuntu-1404

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I agree that Pipelight is the way to go! Before Google Chrome added DRM code to their HTML5 implementation, the only option for watching Netflix on Linux was by using Pipelight. –  Githlar Sep 5 at 13:34

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