Configuring Your System with YaST
Use the YaST Control Center to change the installation and
configuration of your whole system. Administrator (root)
permission is required to open YaST. To open YaST, press Alt+F2 and enter
yast. A dialog opens in which to enter the root
YaST holds various modules for adjusting your system settings. They
are subdivided into the following categories:
Use the modules of this category to set certain options for
installation and update and to install or remove software packages.
Use these modules to configure the hardware of your computer, such as
monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, or scanner.
With these modules, you can change system settings, such as date, time,
or language, and perform tasks, such as backup or restoration of files.
Use these modules to configure your network devices, such as network
cards, ISDN, DSL, or modem.
These modules are for network services and for configuring several
clients, such as LDAP and NFS clients.
Use the modules of this category to configure the Novell AppArmor application
Security and Users:
Here, you can configure security aspects, such as the firewall options,
and create and manage users and groups.
Use this module to install and configure the XEN hypervisor.
Holds the module for registration, if you want technical support and
Holds several modules that cannot easily be classified into the other
module groups. For example, you can view log files, read the release
notes and install drivers from a vendor CD.