Registered by Michael Müller

Pipelight is a special browser plugin which allows one to use windows only plugins inside Linux browsers. We are currently focusing on Silverlight, Flash, Shockwave and the Unity Webplayer. The project needs a patched version of Wine to execute the Silverlight DLL.

Installation Instructions:
If you want to compile Wine on your own (not needed for the Ubuntu packages):
Wine Patches + Instructions:

Project information

GNU GPL v2, GNU LGPL v2.1, Mozilla Public Licence

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trunk series is the current focus of development.


  • Pipelight 0.2.8 on 2014-12-10
    The release notes are available at
  • Pipelight 0.2.7 on 2014-06-04
    The release notes are available at
  • More than 100.000 Downloads for Ubuntu! on 2014-05-15
    We are proud to announce that Pipelight 0.2.6 was downloaded more than 100.00...
  • Pipelight 0.2.6 on 2014-04-06
    Pipelight 0.2.6 adds two new plugins and improves the currently supported plu...
  • Pipelight 0.2.5 on 2014-02-22
    The Pipelight version 0.2.5 introduces some new plugins and adds some code to...