2.2. The YaST Control Center

When you start YaST in the graphical mode, the YaST Control Center, as shown in Figure 2.1. “The YaST Control Center”, opens. The left frame features the categories Software, Hardware, Network Devices, Network Services, Security & Users, System, and Miscellaneous. If you click the icon for one of these, its contents are listed on the right-hand side. Then select the desired element. For example, if you select Hardware and click Sound to the right, a configuration dialog opens for the sound card. The configuration of the individual items usually comprises several steps. Press Next to proceed to the following step.

The left frame displays a help text for the topic, explaining the required entries. After making the needed settings, complete the procedure by pressing Finish in the last configuration dialog. The configuration is then saved.

Figure 2.1. The YaST Control Center

The YaST Control Center