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How to Install the SuSE Linux Manuals

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Situation

You want to access the SuSE Linux manuals available on the CD/DVD as rpm package.

Procedure

  1. Start YaST2.

  2. Change to the dialog

    -> Software
    -> Install/Remove software
  3. Select the entry "RPM groups" in the menu "Filter" on the left.

  4. Select the following entries in the displayed tree structure

    -> Documentation
    -> SuSE
  5. Install the package "suselinux-adminguide_en" or "suselinux-userguide_en" from the list.

  6. After the package installation, open a browser (e.g. konqueror) and view the following HTML pages:

    /usr/share/doc/packages/suselinux-adminguide_en/html/index.html
    /usr/share/doc/packages/suselinux-userguide_en/html/index.html

    The manuals are also available in .pdf format at:

    /usr/share/doc/packages/suselinux-adminguide_en/
    /usr/share/doc/packages/suselinux-userguide_en/

    and can be viewed with Acrobat Reader. In addition, the manuals are included in SuSE's Help Center (susehelp), too.


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