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Re: SELinux removed from desktop cd spin?



On Jan 17, 2008 1:40 AM, Valent Turkovic <valent turkovic gmail com> wrote:
> Warren Togami wrote:
> > Valent Turkovic wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I believe that SELinux is a great linux server security hardening tool
> >> but that has little use in desktop linux usage and it confuses
> >> ordinary desktop users.
> >> If it hasn't been discussed before I would like to propose that on
> >> desktop cd spin SELinux is not installed by default, of course after
> >> discussion and approval from you (fedora devels).
> >>
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Valent
> >>
> >
> > Also keep in mind that if SELinux break something on the desktop, THAT
> > is a bug.  Starting before F8 I personally began to use SELinux enabled
>
> Well I repoted how SELinux "broke" a mayor Fedora 8 feature. Fluendo
> codecs don't work even if you buy them. Sure it is SELinux job to
> disable if software has bugs, but fluendo can't fix it because it is
> intel compiler bug that they can fix... and so on and on...
> This is just one example. I disabled SELiux for that bug and now I can
> play my multimedia. Did my machine blow up? Dig I get OWNED? Am I now
> asking hacked to come and get me? Are my files being read and deleted
> randomly by somebody? Did my memory overflow? No, no, no, no.
> People just want thing to JustWork and SELinux has the stoping power of
> magnum .44. Sure it is a powefull tool but you are puting it in
> inexperienced hands and doing more damage to fedora desktop that it
> gives benefit to users.


Maybe you should have considered your real request when you wrote the
original email, since in the title you say 'remove' now you're saying
disable.

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