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MAN page from OpenSuSE yast2-4.2.88-lp152.2.9.1.i586.rpm

YAST2

Section: System configuration (8)
Updated: January 2003
Index 

NAME

YaST2 - universal configuration utility 

SYNOPSIS

yast2 [options] [module] [module specific options]
yast2 --install<package>[<package>[...] ] 

DESCRIPTION

YaST2is used to configure the system. It can configure a common hardware(sound cards, printers, keyboards, mice), network connections (networkcards, ISDN cards, modems, DSL connections), network clients and services(NFS, NIS), as well as a general system options (language, partitioning,software, bootloader).


YaST2comes with three frontends:GTK,QTandncurses.All frontends are functionally equivalent.The correct frontend is selected automatically based on the availablecomponents and the current environment (the DISPLAY variable).


Useyast2alone to launch theYaST2 Control Centerfrom which you can select a particular configuration module or useyast2 <module>to launch the module directly. 

OPTIONS

--qt
Run YaST in the QT graphical frontend
--gtk
Run YaST in the GTK graphical frontend
--ncurses
Run YaST in the ncurses text-mode frontend
-g, --geometry
Default window size (QT frontend only).
-h, --help
Print a usage and exit.
-i, --install <package> [ <package> [ ... ] ]
Install an RPM package. Thepackagecan be a single short package name (e.g. gvim)which will be installed with dependency checking, or the fullpath to an rpm package (e.g /tmp/gvim.rpm) which will beinstalled without dependency checking.
--remove <package> [ <package> [ ... ] ]
Remove an RPM package. Thepackagecan be short package names (e.g. gvim)which will be removed with dependency checking.
-l, --list
List all available modules. To obtain usage info abouta module, use "yast module help".
 

MODULES WITH COMMAND LINE INTERFACE

This is a list of YaST modules currently supporting command line interface:
answering_machine, bootloader, ca_mgm, dhcp-server, dns, dns-server, fax,firewall, groups, host, http-server, idedma, inetd, irda, kerberos-client,keyboard, lan, language, ldap, mail, mouse, nfs, nfs_server, nis, nis_server,ntp-client, power-management, powertweak, printer, profile-manager, proxy,remote, routing, runlevel, samba-client, samba-server, security, sound,sysconfig, tftp-server, timezone, tv, usersTo obtain a list of basic commands for using a YaST modulewith support for command line interface, use:
yast2modulehelp
To get more comprehensive information about the commandsavailable for a YaST module, use:
yast2modulelonghelp
To get information about the commands available for a YaSTmodule in a XML formatted file, use:
yast2modulexmlhelpxmlfile= <filename>
To get information about a specific command of a YaSTmodule, use:
yast2modulecommandhelp
To start an interactive console in which you can executecommands of a YaST module, use
yast2moduleinteractive
 

FILES

/var/log/YaST2/*
Logs
/etc/sysconfig/yast2, $HOME/.yast2/yast2
Configures the preferred GUI.
 

EXIT STATUS

0
Successful program execution.
1
Too few arguments.
5
Error in arguments.
16
Generic module error.
> 16
Module specific error codes.
 

AUTHOR

Michal Svec <msvecAATTsuse.cz> - manual pageJakub Friedl <jfriedlAATTsuse.cz> - manual page
 

SEE ALSO

Documentation in /usr/share/doc/packages/yast2*.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
MODULES WITH COMMAND LINE INTERFACE
FILES
EXIT STATUS
AUTHOR
SEE ALSO

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