"In most of the articles and forum entries everyone always
mentions that installing Mono is greatly simplified by using Red
Carpet. Now that I've done it, I'd have to agree. Getting there
was, however, not as easy as I would have liked.
"In this article I'll provide the step by step instructions for
installing Mono on SuSE Linux Professional 9.1 using Red Carpet
2.2.3. After reading, you should have a clear idea of how to get
through the installation, and hopefully avoid some of the snags I
ran into. In the end, with this article, setting up Red Carpet will
be as easy as using it to install Mono..."