This manual will see you through your initial contact with
openSUSE®. Check out the various parts of this manual to learn how to
install, use and enjoy your system.
- Installation and Setup
Guides you through the installation process and the basic
configuration of your system. Introduces YaST, the central tool for
installation and configuration of your system. Learn how to set up or
modify key components of your system: hardware components such as monitors
or printers and network connections such as Internet access. Find how to
install or remove software, how to administer users and groups, and how to
make use of the various system languages available with openSUSE.
This part mainly addresses to users changing to Linux from other
operating systems. It introduces basic Linux concepts such as the user
concept, the structure of the file system and access permissions for files
and directories. An introduction to the shell is also provided, although
you hardly ever need the command line to interact with your system
Get an overview of the features openSUSE offers to support mobile
working with laptops, mobile storage devices such as external hard disks
and PDAs or cellular phones. Learn how to use NetworkManager to easily integrate
your machine into different network environments or different types of
networks. Find advice on how to exchange files between different systems,
be it on different partitions of one computer (Linux/Windows*),
or from one computer to another (Linux/Linux, Linux/Windows).
- Help and Troubleshooting
Provides an overview of where to find help and additional documentation in
case you need more information or want to perform specific tasks with your
system. Also find a compilation of the most frequent problems and annoyances and
learn how to solve these problems on your own.