[SATLUG] OpenSUSE 11

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Thu Jun 19 10:52:45 CDT 2008


On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Al Castanoli <afcasta at satx.rr.com> wrote:

>
> Speaking of OpenSUSE on a Dell, I've had easy installs of OpenSUSE 11 on
> a Lattitude D620 and on Inspirons 8500 and 9400.  They all picked up on
> the Intel WiFi card on first boot.  I did have to upgrade graphics
> drivers for the boxen that run Nvidia graphics accelerators, but the ATI
> worked fine from the start. While I prefer the command line to pointy
> clicky GUI admin tools, YaST is probably the best of such tools I've
> ever used, and does everything SMIT was supposed to do.


Yast (ncurses) via SSH/screen is a pretty good mix of GUI/CLI (no pointy
clicky) all kbd.  I really like it for a remote/secure admin panel (no httpd
or other process running other than sshd.


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