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Applies to SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 SP5

Part IV Hardware configuration

  • 32 Setting up your system keyboard layout
  • The YaST System Keyboard Layout module lets you define the default keyboard layout for the system (also used for the console). Users can modify the keyboard layout in their individual X sessions, using the desktop's tools.

  • 33 Setting up sound cards
  • YaST detects most sound cards automatically and configures them with the appropriate values. To change the default settings, or to set up a sound card that could not be configured automatically, use the YaST sound module. There, you can also set up additional sound cards or switch their order.

  • 34 Setting up a printer
  • YaST can be used to configure local and network printers. Further information about printing (general information, technical details, and troubleshooting) is available in Chapter 24, Printer operation.

  • 35 Setting up a scanner
  • You can configure a USB or SCSI scanner with YaST. The sane-backends package contains hardware drivers and other essentials needed to use a scanner. If you own an HP All-In-One device, see Section 35.1, “Configuring an HP all-in-one device”, instructions on how to configure a network scanner are ava…

  • 36 Power management
  • Power management is especially important on laptop computers, but is also useful on other systems. ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) is available on all modern computers (laptops, desktops and servers). Power management technologies require suitable hardware and BIOS routines. Most l…

  • 37 Persistent memory
  • This chapter contains additional information about using SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop with non-volatile main memory, also known as Persistent Memory, comprising one or more NVDIMMs.