SUSE Linux is extremely good at setting up PC hardware. In fact, it's considered by many to be among the best Linux distributions in this regard. Usually, SUSE Linux automatically recognizes the hardware and makes it available. You just need to activate the hardware, which is usually a simple process involving setting up various configuration details.
In this chapter, we'll look at all popular forms of hardware, and I'll describe how they can be made to work under SUSE Linux.