HowTo Compilation

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

THAT is a good piece of work!!