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Walsh: Google Chrome Policy
Posted Oct 12, 2009 20:09 UTC (Mon) by zlynx (subscriber, #2285)
No, really, SELinux has worked fine on my FC11 desktop system.
I had to look up some stuff to figure out how to allow SELinux and Samba to share a USB drive. However, it is kind of comforting to know that there is no way Samba is going to run around loose on my hard drives.
Posted Oct 13, 2009 5:45 UTC (Tue) by JoeBuck (subscriber, #2330)
Posted Oct 14, 2009 9:21 UTC (Wed) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
Depends on your view of what is 'fine': if I understood correctly, the SELinux policy described prevents Chrome uploading files, which I bet quite a few users will find annoying!
Posted Oct 14, 2009 9:27 UTC (Wed) by rahulsundaram (subscriber, #21946)
Posted Oct 22, 2009 7:10 UTC (Thu) by renox (subscriber, #23785)
Because it's written in the conclusion of Dan Walsh's blog:
[[ SELinux prevents chrome-sandbox from:
* Using the network
o It can not copy files up to the internet ]]
Maybe I'm misunderstanding it, I'm not a Chrome or SELinux expert..
Posted Oct 13, 2009 8:35 UTC (Tue) by lkundrak (subscriber, #43452)
For me, and I am rather demanding desktop user, SELinux didn't cause any trouble for years (well I can think of one with libvirt, but would a desktop user run that anyway?) and I am running with SELinux enabled and any denial notification disabled (though I look at denial every once in a while out of curiosity,).
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