Step-by-Step Guide

Reviewing SUSE Linux 10 release notes

When SuSEconfig has finished its initial installation, you will be shown the SUSE Linux 10 release notes (see Figure 1-29). These notes contain general information about changes from previous versions of SUSE Linux, as well as a technical overview of the previous version. This file also provides errata from the SUSE Linux 10 manual and is worth a read to get a general idea as to what has happened since the last release. Ninety percent of users at this point have not touched the included manuals with SUSE, except perhaps to move them out of the way when locating the installation media, so this at least gives you an introduction to the features and functionality of the product.


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Running your SUSE Linux 10 installation

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Configuring your root password
 Step 2: Configuring your network access
 Step 3: Setting up your host and DNS addresses
 Step 4: Configuring the default gateway
 Step 5: Testing your connection and online updates
 Step 6: Configuring your modem
 Step 7: ISDN and ADSL connections
 Step 8: Adding a new user
 Step 9: SuSEconfig
 Step 10: Reviewing the release notes
 Step 11: Configuring your hardware
 Step 12: Graphics and sound card configuration

The above tip is excerpted from from Chapter 1, "Installing SUSE 10" our original excerpt of The SUSE Linux 10 Bible by Justin Davies, courtesy of Wiley Publishing. This chapter explains how to successfully install SUSE 10 on your box. Find it helpful? Buy it on Amazon.

This was first published in September 2006

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