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cromarko
27-May-2014, 17:12
How to install multimedia codecs on Suse Enterprise Linux 11 SP3?

mikewillis
27-May-2014, 17:31
How to install multimedia codecs on Suse Enterprise Linux 11 SP3?

My preferred method is the one I wrote up at
https://www.suse.com/communities/conversations/additional-multimedia-codec-support-for-sled-11-sp3/
which is also the first hit on Google for 'sled 11 sp3 multimedia codecs' ;)

There's also the Packman Multimedia repo (http://packman.links2linux.org/category/multimedia) but I can't just find packages for SLED 11 SP3 there right now and last time I tried using codecs from the Packman repo it required me to replace a bunch of packages included in SLED. Which is why I worked out the method linked above which looks more complicated but has a much lower risk of messing up your system.

All your posts say 'Suse Enterprise Linux 11 SP3'. I assume that since you're posting the in the SLED forums you mean Suse Enterprise Linux Desktop 11 SP3.

cromarko
27-May-2014, 18:14
My preferred method is the one I wrote up at
https://www.suse.com/communities/conversations/additional-multimedia-codec-support-for-sled-11-sp3/
which is also the first hit on Google for 'sled 11 sp3 multimedia codecs' ;)

There's also the Packman Multimedia repo (http://packman.links2linux.org/category/multimedia) but I can't just find packages for SLED 11 SP3 there right now and last time I tried using codecs from the Packman repo it required me to replace a bunch of packages included in SLED. Which is why I worked out the method linked above which looks more complicated but has a much lower risk of messing up your system.

All your posts say 'Suse Enterprise Linux 11 SP3'. I assume that since you're posting the in the SLED forums you mean Suse Enterprise Linux Desktop 11 SP3.

I get these when I run

./build

checking for GLIB... no
configure: No package 'glib-2.0' found
No package 'gobject-2.0' found
No package 'gthread-2.0' found
No package 'gmodule-no-export-2.0' found
configure: error: This package requires GLib >= 2.22 to compile.

mikewillis
27-May-2014, 19:15
I get these when I run

./build

checking for GLIB... no
configure: No package 'glib-2.0' found
No package 'gobject-2.0' found
No package 'gthread-2.0' found
No package 'gmodule-no-export-2.0' found
configure: error: This package requires GLib >= 2.22 to compile.


Did you read the README file?

cromarko
28-May-2014, 20:12
Did you read the README file?

I did read the README file. I just reinstalled Suse Enterprise Desktop Linux SP3 and again I get the same error.


configure: No package 'glib-2.0' found
No package 'gobject-2.0' found
No package 'gthread-2.0' found
No package 'gmodule-no-export-2.0' found
configure: error: This package requires GLib >= 2.22 to compile.

mikewillis
28-May-2014, 22:47
I did read the README file. I just reinstalled Suse Enterprise Desktop Linux SP3 and again I get the same error.


configure: No package 'glib-2.0' found
No package 'gobject-2.0' found
No package 'gthread-2.0' found
No package 'gmodule-no-export-2.0' found
configure: error: This package requires GLib >= 2.22 to compile.

I just downloaded the script from the SUSE Conversations website to a freshly installed instance of SLED 11 SP3 and it worked.

I was able to recreate the error you get though by uninstalling the glib2-devel package and everything which depends on it. So I would suggest that you get the error because you don't have all the required dependencies installed. The README details how to install required dependencies and check that they are installed prior to starting the build. (It occurs to me I could have made the build script check for required dependencies before it starts to build anything. Maybe I'll do that in the next version.)