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Re: Selinux and Firefox



On Sun, 2008-12-07 at 20:44 -0600, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Jim wrote:
> > stan wrote:
> >> I don't run KDE and SELinux is Greek to me, but what is the error
> >> message, and does SETroubleshooter (the yellow star) recommend a fix? 
> >> That will probably help others respond.
> >>
> > It was the /user/.macromedia directory that was causing Selinux to send
> > errors, I ran the recommened command to correct selinux but that didn't
> > help so I just sent the .macromedia directory to the trashcan and it
> > regenerated a new .macromedia directory and no more problems with Selinux.
> > 
> One thing that can be a problem with the SELinux messages is that
> they usually do not provide the full path to the file you need to
> change the context of - it is usually something like ./<file> witch
> only works if you are in the correct directory when you try to
> change the context.

It would be nice if the full path were reported, but one can often find
the relevant file with just a 'locate' and a little common sense
(your .sig quote notwithstanding).

> 
> Mikkel
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                Matthew Saltzman

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