Getting UPC Horizon TV to work on Linux

Who still uses Microsoft Silverlight? UPC… They use the Silverlight plugin to stream TV and handle DRM. Okay, that’s nice, but how do you get Silverlight to work under Linux? It turns out it is a few easy steps using Pipelight which brings support for Silverlight to Firefox and Chrome under Linux.

Installation

Install Pipelight by executing the following command from the command line.

sudo pipelight-plugin --enable widevine

Enable the Pipelight Widevine and Silverlight plugin.

sudo pipelight-plugin --enable widevine
sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight

Thats it. Lets watch some TV 🙂

References

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s