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    How To Collection

    The following constitutes a list of HowTo's I have completed. The purpose of this apart from obviously trying to help users of openSUSE, is to keep a list all in one place so as to reduce the need for scrambling around the forum.

    All About Grub: This is part of the Wiki and gives a detailed look at the use of Grub, install options and repair:
    SDB:All about GRUB - openSUSE

    Manually editing fstab
    might be required if you add a new HD and want to configure mounting. Or to change read write access to a partition like windows ntfs:
    FSTAB - Editing Manually - openSUSE Forums

    Clear temporary files. Reduces the clutter of files in tmp and saves on disc space.
    Clear Temp Files at Boot - openSUSE Forums

    Virtual Box from Sun Microsystems Install
    Virtual Box (Sun Version) Install HowTo

    Virtual Box - Some Quick Tips
    Using Virtual Box - Some Quick Tips

    Virtual Box USB tips. As Virtual Box progresses the steps discussed here may not be necessary:
    Virtual Box USB tips - openSUSE Forums

    Disable Auto Login. I always do this during installation and it should be set this way by default IMO:
    Disable Auto-Login - openSUSE Forums

    Disable IPv6. If you are having trouble connecting to the NET successfully, then try this. Many do it by default now.
    Disable IPv6 - openSUSE Forums

    Some nVidia Basics, just help you identify the corresponding packages:
    Some NVIDIA Basics - openSUSE Forums

    A Bittorrent Guide. Need help setting up a torrent client.
    A Quick Bittorrent Guide (with screenshots) - openSUSE Forums

    Google Talk In kopete. How to use Google Talk in kde's kopete.
    Google Talk in Kopete - Howto - openSUSE Forums

    Cups Printer Setup. Using the Cups web interface
    CUPS - Explained - openSUSE Forums

    Repository Management. Repositories (Repo's) are the source of all you software.
    Repository Management - openSUSE Forums

    Installing Broadcom Drivers
    Install Broadcom Drivers from Packman

    Update all in a List. Shows how we can select all in a list to update, either if new version available or unconditionally.
    Yast - Software Management -Update All_HowTo - openSUSE Forums

    Watch a Install of 11.1 slide-show. Just to give a new user a preview of installation and procedure:
    Watch a SUSE 11.1 install Slideshow - openSUSE Forums

    Install demo with pictures. Offers a video for download of a 11.1 install in Virtual Box. Again with the intention of providing a preview of what to expect, rather than being a specific guide:
    Install Demo - With Pics and Video - openSUSE Forums

    Partitioning and Installation Guide. Written for 11.0 but all the principles apply to 11.1. It covers use of grub with windows.
    Partitioning/Install Guide - openSUSE Forums

    11.2 Install Slideshow
    11.2 Install Slideshow with Tips

    Multi-Media restricted Formats (mp3 etc) Guide. All the basics you need to watch dvd's, play mp3....etc..
    Multi-media and Restricted Format Installation Guide - openSUSE Forums

    Flash, k3b, Amarok tips: Just some info on items not effectively covered in the Multi-Media guide:
    Flash, k3b, Amarok - Install Guide - openSUSE Forums

    How To Become SU (Super User) in a Terminal
    Become su in Terminal - HowTo

    Partitioning Slideshow and Video pre-install:
    View Partitioning Slideshow and Video

    Using Parted Magic
    Using Parted Magic an Introduction

    Re-Install Grub Quickly
    Re-Install Grub Quickly with Parted Magic

    Boot to Level 3, then Yast and More
    Re-Install Grub Quickly with Parted Magic

    Upload Images to your Forum Posts
    Upload Images in your Posts - HowTo

    Partitioning Slideshow in 11.2
    View Partitioning Slideshow and Video

    Partitioning Slideshow in 11.3
    11.3 Installation Slideshow - with Tips

    Switch Yast GUI to QT
    Switch Yast Interface to QT

    Keeping Firefox/Mozilla Updated
    Keeping Firefox and Mozilla Apps Right up to date.

    All About MultiBoot with Windows

    How to Post in Code Tags

    Install openSUSE Alongside Windows - Guide

    How to Edit Grub Menu to Add Windows

    How to add a Repo via Terminal

    How to Install Dropbox

    Install MULTIMEDIA in OneClick
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    THAT is a good piece of work!!


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