Atom dependencies on openSUSE

An RPM package is provided for download on the Atom website, however, installing it on openSUSE Tumbleweed won’t install all of its dependencies. Running it from the console will give: /usr/share/atom/atom: error while loading shared libraries: libgconf-2.so.4: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory According to the error message installing gconf2 will Continue Reading

H.264 on openSUSE (round 2)

My previous post about this may be useful, but this one also works with gstreamer. First from the official wiki for giving Firefox H.264 capabilities: sudo zypper addrepo -f -n packman http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/misc/packman/suse/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ packman  adding the packman repositories sudo zypper install libavcodec56 libavcodec57 libavformat56 libavformat57 libavdevice56 libavdevice57 installing the codecs. Now this only makes it available Continue Reading

H.264 on openSUSE

I’ve installed openSUSE Tumbleweed. For some licensing reasons it doesn’t contain the necessary codecs for playing H.264 files. Following neither the official, nor the unofficial documentation solved this problem for me, so for future reference, here are the exact steps that helped for me: Adding the Packman repositories: sudo zypper ar -f -n packman http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/misc/packman/suse/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ Continue Reading

Using Selenium with a virtual framebuffer

I needed to run my Selenium tests on a virtual machine, on RedHat Enterprise Linux 6.6 in a multi-screen environment and this messed up the screenshots that the tests took. Virtual frame buffer to the rescue: First I had to install it, wget http://vault.centos.org/6.2/os/x86_64/Packages/xorg-x11-server-Xvfb-1.10.4-6.el6.x86_64.rpm sudo yum localinstall xorg-x11-server-Xvfb-1.10.4-6.el6.x86_64.rpm  then I could start it, Xvfb :1 Continue Reading