what is SELINUX??
i have bn going nuts on this ,so. pl. help me out here
i migrated from RH 9.0 to FC2
now when i went on to installing my application (kaffeine,kopete,--all applications from kde.org)
they report an error of
now i came to know that is stands for security enhanced linux(selinux)
so, i tried out
securtiyenabled and securitydisable command
but they do not seem to work here
also i saw an option of some security features(mention selinux) in the kernel,which was there in the kernel iwas using,so compiled a new kernel without any security feature and too reports the same erorr
i do not know what to do. i am not able to get my application installed due to this
For stock Fedora kernels it should be off by default. In the vanilla 2.6 kernels I've compiled on FC2 systems, it's turned off as well. In fact, I think you still have to pass it a command line option at boot to activate the SELinux capabalities. That being said, here's how to specifically turn it off along with a general FAQ:
Also this specifically might help the cause:
There's a quick fix given in the follow-ups to this thread.
You should really learn to google better.
Also, you've been around long enough to know that double-posting is against the rules. If you thought your other thread would get more attention in this forum, then ask a mod to move it.
i am sorry for the double posting, but i had posted my questions in the linux-software section around 12 days ago, and could not get any update on that untill yesterday,also i do not knew that i could ask the moderator to merge my threads,so i posted this in the security section .
also thanxs for ur advice
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