You can play video files with hardware acceleration on SLED12 with Fluendo ONEPlay Codec Pack (20.- ):

https://fluendo.com/en/products/mult...ay-codec-pack/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GStrea...o_acceleration


You can't play HTML5 videos with hardware acceleration on SLED12! See:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bu...ault&id=563206

https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=206265


General support for SLED 11 SP4 finished at the end of March 2016, so no more security updates....
https://www.suse.com/lifecycle/

SLES 11 SP4 ends in 2019 which still has security updates...