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Novell® Open Enterprise Server Administrator's Handbook SUSE® LINUX® Edition by Jeffrey Harris, Mike Latimer

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Chapter 3. Working with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9

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Working with SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) requires an understanding of the login process, including local account files, system accounts, and managing identities.

Using a console shell or the graphical environment are two possible methods of working on a SLES machine.

Finding your way around a SLES installation requires an in-depth knowledge of the filesystem layout. Essential filesystem components are documented and explained in this chapter. Basic filesystem permissions are also described.

The SLES help system includes the use of both man and info pages.

Editing text files from a console session is normally done with the vi editor. Modes of vi are explained ...

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