Subject: Re: SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/systemd-tmpfiles from getattr access on the directory /var/tmp/kdecache-root.
On Wednesday, July 04, 2012 17:34:06 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>> SELinux is preventing /usr/bin/systemd-tmpfiles from getattr access
>> on the directory /var/tmp/kdecache-root.
>I saw this, too. I waited for an selinux update and it persisted
>after that. Finally, I actually read the message and wondered why I
>would ever have such a directory. I would never attempt to start KDE
>as the root user. I knew I didn't do that. I looked at the date on
>this directory and it matched the date I installed (fresh) F17. I
>haven't got a clue as to why it was created. I just deleted it and
>then started looking elsewhere. I see that a ~root/.kde directory and
>a ~root/.config directory exists. WTF? I deleted those, too. (They
>were also time-stamped with my install date.)
>I don't know how the install went so wrong, but it's gone now.
>This is from my shell history:
> sudo restorecon /var/tmp/kdecache-root
>That didn't do it. Later I did this:
> sudo rmdir /var/tmp/kdecache-root
> sudo rm -rf /var/tmp/kdecache-rootGr0zAx
> sudo rm -rf /root/.kde /root/.config
>Garry T. Williams
I also had a problem with .kde in root earlier in my F17 adventure. I removed the .kde
folder in root and have had no problems with it since.
The solution was given by Dan Walsh in comment 15 of this Bugzilla:
According to Dan, it was a bug in KDE. _______________________________________________
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