I have previously written about my efforts to see tv (NRK) over the Internet on Linux. While working on my thesis I had to watch a bit of the Olympics (as a distraction). Luckily, NRK streams most of the events over the Internet. Unfortunately, they have decided to use Silverlight version 3 to stream content from the Olympics.
- Remove the Firefox-VLC plugin: “sudo apt-get remove mozilla-plugin-vlc”
- Remove previous versions of Moonlight: In Firefox goto Tools -> Add-ons -> Extensions
- Download the most recent version of Moonlight: http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/prerelease.aspx
- In case of sluggish performance, turn of all effects by closing the browser and using the following command: “MOONLIGHT_OVERRIDES=effects=no firefox“
See the following link for more information/troubleshooting.