1.6.1 Connecting to Your Network
You can connect to a network with wired and wireless connections. To
view your network connection status, click
In the area of the main menu, The
icon shows your network
connection status. For example, in the following figure, the computer is
connected to a wired network using an Ethernet connection.
Figure 1-7 Network Connections Icon in the Main Menu
Click the icon to open the YaST Network Settings module. You an use
this module to configure your network setup method or edit your network
1.6.3 Sharing Directories From Your Computer
You can make directories on your computer available to other users on
Use YaST to enable sharing on your computer. In order to enable
sharing, you must have root
privileges and be a member of a workgroup or domain.
In YaST, click .
In the Windows Domain Membership module, click .
Sharing a Directory
If directory sharing is enabled on your computer, use the following
steps to configure a directory to be shared.
Open the File Manager and browse to the directory you want to share.
Right-click the directory you want to share, then click
Select the check box, then type
the name you want to use for this share.
If you want other users to be able to copy files to your shared
directory, select the check box.
Optionally, type a for the share.