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Re: [opensuse] zypper in cannot find what zypper se can
On Sat, 03 Aug 2013 23:51:02 -0400
Felix Miata wrote:

# zypper se -s vlc | grep tter
v | VideoLAN - VLC media player | pattern
| | noarch | VideoLAN

# zypper -v in -t pattern VideoLAN
Verbosity: 1
Non-option program arguments: 'VideoLAN'
Initializing Target
Checking whether to refresh metadata for Non-OSS
Checking whether to refresh metadata for OSS
Checking whether to refresh metadata for Packman
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Force resolution: No
'VideoLAN' not found in package names. Trying capabilities.
No provider of 'pattern:VideoLAN' found.
Resolving package dependencies...
Force resolution: No

What am I doing wrong? YaST2 sw cannot find it either.

Hi Felix,

Could it be 'Lan' (the acronym) is not in all caps and 'VideoLAN' is
split into two words now?

" vlc - VLC - Video Lan Client

VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and
video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, ...) as well as DVDs,
VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It can also be used as a server to
stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
This package contains:

VLC media player"


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