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The openSuSE 12.3 KDE Live Desktop
The openSuSE Live ISO image is UEFI and Secure Boot compatible, so I don't need to change anything in the system BIOS to boot it.
Depending on the boot device priorities on your system, you may need to press the Boot Select key (variously ESC, F9, F12 or whatever) and then select the CD/DVD/USB device containing the openSuSE Live image. The installation process can then be started by selecting the Install icon on the desktop.
The openSuSE License & Keyboard selection
The first screen in the installation process lets you select the default language and keyboard layout, and accept the license agreement.
The language selected here will be used during the installation, and will be the default language of the installed system.
The keyboard selection will take effect immediately so you will have the correct key definitions for the rest of the installation process. Additional languages and keyboard layouts can be selected after the installed system is running.
The openSuSE Timezone & Clock definition
The next screen sets up the system clock. The time zone can be selected by first choosing the region and then the specific time zone from the drop-down lists, or by just clicking on the map. When the mouse cursor hovers on the map for a second or two, a pop-up shows its location.
Here you can also select how the hardware clock in the computer is kept – if dual-booting with Windows, the hardware clock will be kept in local time, but if you are running only Linux, you can select the check box to keep the clock in UTC.