How to install Popcorn Time on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

November 14, 2015 | By | 4 Replies More

Popcorn Time is a new way to watch/stream high definition movies via torrent protocol. Even Popcorn Time has been become a controversial way to watch movies, this application still my favorite. Popcorn Time can be installed on almost any devices and operating systems. On this tutorial, I will show you how to install Popcorn Time on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1.

 Steps to install Popcorn Time on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

A. Download Popcorn Time binary package for Linux

Use the following link to directly download Popcorn Time binary package for Linux 64 bit. For other options, you can visit this page.

http://popcorn-time.se/Popcorn-Time-linux64.tar.gz

B. Extract the package

You can simply right click on the downloaded file and select Extract here. It will produce a new directory called Popcorn-Time-linux64 or something like that.

popcorn time on opensuse leap 42.1

Error fix

You will get an error and cannot run Popcorn Time properly at this time. We need to do some tweak to solve this problem. Thanks to this post that shows a quick fix to the problem. Execute this command on Terminal to fix the missing libudev.so.0 on OpenSUSE.

cd /your-popcorn-time-folder/
sed -i ‘s/\x75\x64\x65\x76\x2E\x73\x6F\x2E\x30/\x75\x64\x65\x76\x2E\x73\x6F\x2E\x31/g’ Popcorn-Time

Then, run Popcorn Time again

./Popcorn-Time

Now, Popcorn Time should run properly.

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  1. Lemuel says:

    Hi, thanks! But I get an error msg when running the sed command.

    sed: -e expression #1, char 1: unknown command: `�’

    Any idea why? =[

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