2.2 The YaST Control Center

When you start YaST in the graphical mode, the YaST Control Center, as shown in Figure 2-1, 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.

Figure 2-1 The YaST Control Center

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.