Leap 42.3 Multimedia Guide

**openSUSE Leap 42.3 Multimedia Guide


**Revised and Simplified manual Method****This assumes you already have the default repositories.

NOTE You need to become su - in a terminal
Become super user in a terminal (su -). Learn how here

STEP 1: Add Packman and libdvdcss repositories

zypper ar -f http://packman.inode.at/suse/openSUSE_Leap_42.3/ packman
zypper ar -f http://opensuse-guide.org/repo/openSUSE_Leap_42.3/ libdvdcss

Now do

zypper ref

(a) to accept always and trust the signing key

FOR General Use

zypper install libdvdcss2 ffmpeg lame gstreamer-plugins-libav gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-plugins-ugly-orig-addon vlc vlc-codecs flash-player flash-player-ppapi libxine2 libxine2-codecs

If you face choices. Look carefully for the option to let the package/s switch from openSUSE > packman

When done. Close the terminal. And open Yast > Software Management and Apply the Package Switcher on Packman Repo


Gnome: SUSE Paste

If you encounter dependency errors: You need to accept changes that allow vendor switch to Packman If you can’t work it out. Ask in the forum.


  1. This multi-media install should provide the basics for all desktop UI’s

  2. Please do not use the VideoLan repository!

  3. OneClick options will be available here: Restricted formats - openSUSE Community Wiki


Worked perfectly through out the install process, thanks!:shake: