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Re: Kmail offline



Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Friday 26 January 2007 14:45, Dmitriy Kropivnitskiy wrote:
>> Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> On Friday 26 January 2007 13:30, Dmitriy Kropivnitskiy wrote:
>>>> Why are you trying to use fonts in /root/.fonts? Are you running your
>>>> GUI sessions as root?
>>> Usually, otherwise the stuff I want to do fails to open a path to the
>>> x-session when I sudo or su -.  Kino was one such app that I could run
>>> as a user even when I did the su thing to gain access to the ieee1394
>>> hardware.
>> I am sorry. I will not help you with problems running GUI as root.
>> Basically you have problems because this is not intended usage of the
>> system. I CAN help you run kino as a regular user though. BTW, does
>> kino not run as a use weather or not you have selinux enabled? If so,
>> why did you bring it up as an argument against selinux?
> 
> Gee, simple I'd think, I read the logs when it failed, and it was selinux 
> that denied me access to the ieee1394 hardware when i ran it as the user 
> gene, uid 500.

So, after you disabled selinux you were able to run kino as user right? Did you
try to use audit2allow?

>>> write(2, "/usr/share/fonts: failed to writ"..., 40/usr/share/fonts:
>>> failed to write cache
>>> ) = 40
>> I think the strace is incomplete. This write() call is trying to write
>> to file handle 2 and I don't see any open() call that returns 2.

Sorry, 2 is one of the standard I/O handles, probably stderr. So there shouldn't
have been an open call for that I suppose.


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