bernhardb wrote:OS: "openSUSE 13.2 (Harlequin) (x86_64)"
bernhardb wrote:There is for OpenSuse a build of the 0.17-tree available (2017-01-29), but it seems, that this build is not quite compatible with my quite old linux distro, so I switched to the appimage.
So that explains why you're not using the packman FreeCAD-0.16.99 package.
According to Wikipedia, your version reached end of life on January 17, 2017. You should think about upgrading to a supported version...
Well I'm pleased that the AppImage seems to work on OpenSUSE! It's based on the Ubuntu daily PPA.