OS: OpenSuse Tumbleweed

Here are the steps to get libcouchbase installed on OpenSuse:

Get dependences:

sudo zypper in libev-devel cmake openssl-devel

Get source:

git clone https://github.com/couchbase/libcouchbase.git

Run config and build:

cd libcouchbase
mkdir build
../cmake/configure
make

Run tests:

cmake

Install:

sudo make install

Load newly installed libcouchbase shared objects:

ldconfig -v

Install Couchbase Python Module:

pip install coucbase