How can I access Yast from the command line?

Posted on 2005-03-28
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Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I need to access Yast from the command line.  Can someone send the syntax and or a link to the commands and syntax...
Question by:alexhogan
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just type yast

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but of course be root:


Usage: /sbin/yast [OPTIONS] [MODULE] [module specific parameters]

        -l, --list      list all available modules
        -g, --geometry  default window size (qt only)
        -s, --style     widget style (qt only)
        -h, --help      this screen

exceptional case for installing packages:
/sbin/yast OPTION <package>

        -i, --install   install rpm package

<package> can be a single short package name (e.g. gvim)
which will be installed with dependency checking, or the full
path to an rpm package (e.g /tmp/gvim.rpm) which will be
installed without dependency checking

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