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Packman, add multimedia features

For common openSUSE desktop users, there are essential actions, first of all, adding the Packman repository. This repository contains all the additional multimedia codecs, and software versions, which will bring openSUSE to excellence in multimedia integrity.

Moreover, with these simple steps, you will obtain a distribution with excellent multimedia availability for future installations, both of codecs and of software.—-

Add additional codecs with Oneclick

Add additional codecs from the terminal

Step 1: Add the Packman repository


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Step 2: Install the codecs and update

sudo zypper install --allow-vendor-change ffmpeg-3 lame gstreamer-plugins-libav gstreamer-plugins-bad gstreamer-plugins-ugly gstreamer-plugins-ugly-orig-addon vlc-codecs libavdevice56 libavdevice58 x264 x265

sudo zypper dup –from packman --allow-vendor-change