Well done with your efforts thus far! Sorry to read you were not successful.
Originally Posted by kaddy
Typically, the flash videos I see have FLV1 or VP6F as their video codec, and mp3 as their audio codec. I recommend as a starter, that you install "flash-player".
Reference vlc and libffmpeg, as you note, together they should play the flash video for you. But note there are two packagers that provide both of these (videolan and packman), and their versions are currently not compatible with each other. My recommendation is you stick to the vlc version and the libffmpeg version, that are packaged by packman and avoid the videolan packaged version (for now until this incompatibility is addressed). Reference your kaffeine, it is possible it was set to use the xine sound engine, and you may have had the Novell/SuSE-GmbH packaged xine-lib installed, which is crippled for all proprietary codecs, where FLV1, VP6F and mp3 are proprietary. Therefore I recommend you remove the Novell/SuSE-GmbH packaged xine-lib and replace it with the Packman packaged libxine1.
Immediately after I install an openSUSE (assuming I have internet) the very first thing I do is setup my Software Package Manager repositories with 4 and only 4 repositories (repos) so as to make the installation of software very very fast and very user friendly. The 4 that I add are OSS, Non-OSS, Update and Packman. Just those 4. No others. You can add others only once you know better the risks (such as incompatibilities between packagers - ie the videolan / packman incompatibility example). To setup those 4 repositories please follow the very brief and very simple instructions here:
Repositories/11.0 - openSUSE-Community
... and then add only the 4 that I mentioned. If you added others, I recommend you remove them until at least you sort out your multimedia.
Now once that is setup, you should find it easy to update.
If you are still puzzled on this, and need more guidance, please provide a list of exactly what versions of some multimedia apps you have installed. ie please provide output of copy and pasting the following into a gnome-terminal or konsole:
I assume also, your basic sound works? You can test that basic sound by copy and pasting the following sound test into a gnome-terminal or konsole:
rpm -qa | grep layer && rpm -q libffmpeg0 vlc kaffeine libxine1 xine-ui w32codec-all
speaker-test -Dplug:front -c2 -l5 -twav