One of the joys of openSUSE is the smooth install. 3D video works out of the box, for example, and Yast makes most post-install tweaking a breeze. Not everything works on first try, though -- a lot of multimedia files don't play for lack of the proper codecs, which are not "free as in Libre".
Luckily, there's a very simple solution . . .
And it's even a one-click solution to boot! Can't get much simpler than that:
Just follow the instructions in Chapter 13 of the Unofficial Guide to openSUSE 12.2.