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Re: Firefox Acroread plugin not working

On Sunday 23 April 2006 20:07, Craig White wrote:
>On Sun, 2006-04-23 at 18:40 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Sunday 23 April 2006 17:17, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
>> >On Sun, 23 Apr 2006, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> >> On Sunday 23 April 2006 13:36, Lauri wrote:
>> >>> # chcon -t texrel_shlib_t
>> >>> /usr/local/Adobe/Acrobat7.0/Reader/intellinux/lib/*.so
>> >>>
>> >>> Lauri
>> >>
>> >> Thank you very much Lauri, that worked like a champ.  But why
>> >> does it seem to be such a huge secret other than its ulitmately
>> >> being usefull to the blackhats?
>> >>
>> >> I assume that this command line (the top line above) can be used
>> >> against any other known good (we think) but similarly
>> >> malfunctioning (the bottom line above) program?
>> >
>> >Yes, if you are sure that's the malfunction.  The binary NVIDIA
>> > driver's GLX and VMWare Workstation are the other examples I know
>> > of. Are there others?
>> That question is rhetorical I assume as we won't know till it bites
>> us again if there are any others.  But it does tend to show just how
>> much committment Adobe has in supporting linux.  Their test box is
>> probably still running rh6.1...
>let's give them credit for providing acrobat reader for Linux. Not all
>Linux distributions use SELinux and I think that Fedora is pretty much
>out in front for SELinux development.

Agreed, and so far it hasn't bothered me till now, which I really do 
think speaks well for it overall.

>The problem is that Fedora can't fix 3rd party software but the 3rd
>parties that produce software which butts into SELinux issues must get
>feedback so they can fix it.

Which is why I submitted a bug report at Adobe per your request.  Thanks 
for the prompt, it hadn't occured to me yet, & might not ever have 
without a small kick in the gitalong.


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