Configuring Your System with YaST
Use the YaST Control Center to change the installation and
configuration of your whole system. root permission is required to
To open YaST, click root
password. If you do not know the root password, ask your system
, then enter the
YaST contains various modules you can use to adjust your system
settings. These modules are divided into the following categories:
Contains modules for configuring hardware components such as your
monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, and scanner.
The YaST Control Center has several modules that cannot easily be
classified into the other module groups. The modules in this category
can be used for things such as viewing log files and installing
drivers from a vendor CD.
- Network Devices
Includes modules for configuring network devices such as network
cards, ISDN, DSL, or modem.
- Network Services
Contains modules for network services and for configuring clients
such as LDAP and NFS.
- Novell AppArmor
Use the modules of this category to configure the Novell
AppArmor™ access control system. This option is available only
if the pattern is installed.
- Security and Users
Use these modules to configure security details such as firewall
options, and to create and manage users and groups.
Use the modules of this category to set options for installation and
updates, and to install or remove software packages.
Use these modules to change system settings such as the date, time,
or language, and to perform tasks such as backing up or restoring