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openSUSE: Important URLs for Newbies

The openSUSE community has created a number of web pages, for the specific purpose of helping newbies.It is definitely worth while for newbie SuSE users to take a look at these (below) openSUSE community URLs, which provide guidance as to how to improve one’s SuSE, to go beyond the initial limitations in the “as delivered” version of SuSE :

http://opensuse-community.org/Welcome_to_o…E-Community.org

In particular I recommend looking at this page:

http://opensuse-community.org/Package_Sources

New SuSE-10.3 users, go for the SuSE-10.3 link:

http://opensuse-community.org/Package_Sources/10.3

A guide on installing restricted formats (ie mp3, video codecs, etc …)

http://opensuse-community.org/Restricted_Formats

and for SuSE-10.3 (follow for “one-click” guide on installing openSUSE-10.3 multimedia):

http://opensuse-community.org/Restricted_Formats/10.3

and don’t forget to look at the FAQ:

http://opensuse-community.org/FAQ

And some more related with hardware and drivers:

Wireless under openSUSE

http://en.opensuse.org/Ndiswrapper

ATI Graphics Driver Custom Install

http://en.opensuse.org/ATI_Driver_HOWTO

Nvidia Graphics Driver Custom Install

http://en.opensuse.org/NVIDIA

Intel Graphics Driver under openSUSE

http://www.suse.com/relnotes/i386/openSUSE…OTES.en.html#12

Installing a Webcam under openSUSE:

http://en.opensuse.org/HCL/Web_Cameras

Scanner working under openSUSE

http://en.opensuse.org/YaST_Scanner

Checking for hardware compatiblity under openSUSE

http://en.opensuse.org/HCL

Basic openSUSE concepts for the Windows users migrating to openSUSE

http://en.opensuse.org/Concepts

NTFS under openSUSE

http://en.opensuse.org/NTFS-3g

General guidance for printing under Linux

http://en.opensuse.org/Concepts#Philosophy…printing_format
http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/OpenPrinting

Source: Linux & openSource Blog

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