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 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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