Moonlight 2.0 Preview for Linux is Out

After a loving incubation period, the Moonlight 2.0 preview, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight for Linux has been released:

  • source code (
  • Firefox/Linux binaries for x86 and x86/64
  • Release Notes
  • Sites that we are tracking.
  • Chris Toshok's blog with more details (Chris is the Moonlight team lead).

You can use Moonlight/Silverlight as a GUI (this is what most folks do) or you can use it as the engine to power your Python/Ruby scripting in the browser.

Installing Moonlight 1.9