OpenSUSE is not a supported distribution so it does not see dedicated testing time in-house. However, we have a dedicated OpenSUSE community that test CrossOver and submits instructions for our FAQ.
These instructions are meant as a guide for those wishing to install Crossover on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1. These steps were followed on a fresh, un-modified installation of Leap 42.1 using the DVD install method. This guide assumes you have removed the local repository that Zypper may complain it cannot find.
"Title"="Missing 32bit libgnutls.so library"
"Description"="This is needed by applications that perform encryption or check online certificates." sudo zypper install libgnutls28-32bit
sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgnutls.so.28.30.6 /usr/lib/libgnutls.so
"Title"="Missing 32bit libmpg123.so.0 library"
"Description"="Needed by some Windows applications to play MP3 files."
NOTE: The only place with a 32-bit version of this library was in a custom repository for Tumbleweed. This worked at the time of writing but may not work with future updates. sudo zypper install http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/giordanoboschetti/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/i586/libmpg123-0-1.22.1-4.7.i586.rpm
These are the issues we encountered during testing of OpenSUSE 13.2.
Apper does not know what to do with CrossOver
Apper is not able to install CrossOver by default and displays the error:
Your current backend does not support installing files
CrossOver creates launchers for Windows Applications in a folder called "Windows Applications" so that they are separate from the native applications. Menu items will get a generic icon until the user is logged out and back in.
OpenSuse handles audio differently than in past versions. It is now necessary to set defaults in the Control Panel via Wine Configuration for audio in and out. For further sound trouble shooting, please refer to Troubleshooting Sound Issues.
OpenSUSE is not a supported distribution so it does not see dedicated testing time. These instructions were reported to work by our community and graciously submitted to us, they are not an endorsement of a particular graphics card or brand.
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