GNOME 3.16 and NVIDIA binary driver ‘BadMatch’ crash with totem, gnome-maps, cheese and others

Update 03.07.15:
The crash issue has been fixed in clutter >= 1.22.4 and clutter-gtk >= 1.6.2.

I’ve planned to update my openSUSE Linux desktop running GNOME 3.14 to the recently released GNOME 3.16. Fortunately Dominique Leuenberger (DimStar) and his team already packaged GNOME 3.16 for the openSUSE Factory distribution when it was released so it was easy to start on openSUSE 13.2 support.

I’ve tested a repository with GNOME 3.16 targeting the current openSUSE 13.2 release and helped fixing it. It works well as far as the general desktop functionality concerns and I am running it now, although there are still two blocking issues before allowing users to update safely.

As the title suggests, there is one major issue if you are using the NVIDIA binary drivers.

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Latest on GNOME, Totem AirPlay, libimobiledevice 1.2.0, iOS 4.3, gdk-pixbuf-psd, Cherokee on iOS and openSUSE repositories

A typical plague of the internetz has hit this blog. It had no posts for a long time. -silence-

I am sorry for this, but even if it might surprise some people, sometimes there are more important things in life than keeping your blog updated.

Anyways here a quick overview of things that changed or matter before I get bugged at writing again:

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