X2Go Bug report logs - #438
x2goserver and rhel6.4 / selinux Problem

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Package: x2goserver; Maintainer for x2goserver is X2Go Developers <x2go-dev@lists.x2go.org>; Source for x2goserver is src:x2goserver.

Reported by: Frank Knoben <admin@igpm.rwth-aachen.de>

Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2014 09:10:02 UTC

Severity: normal

Tags: moreinfo, not-a-bug

Found in version

Done: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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From: Mike Gabriel <mike.gabriel@das-netzwerkteam.de>
To: Frank Knoben <admin@igpm.rwth-aachen.de>
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Subject: Re: Bug#438: x2goserver and rhel6.4 / selinux Problem
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Hi Frank,

On  Fr 28 Feb 2014 12:12:43 CET, Frank Knoben wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> thank you very much for the proposal, where I could fix the problem  
> for my system.
> But I still have to think, how to make a permanent workaround in the  
> x2gostartagent script.
> - if I use icewm windowmanager with selinux and x2goserver /  
> x2goclient everything is fine and the .Xauthority file has the right  
> permissions
> - if I use the kde or gnome  windowmanager the .Xauthority  
> permissions will be modified to the wrong permissions
> - when the home directory is on a nfsserver with no selinux  
> installed and the x2goserver system uses selinux, there is no  
> problem at all.
>   Trying to fix the selinux permissions will give the error message  
> 'Operation not supported'
> So I think, it is a problem of the kde and gnome windowmanager.
> For the kde windowmanager, I put a chcon statement at the end of the  
> /usr/bin/startkde script.
> I'm still looking for a workaround for the gnome windowmanager.
> Sincerly
> Frank

Thanks for this heavy debugging.

I will be fine with adding such magic into x2gostartagent (or  
x2goruncommand). But we need to be as detailled and explicit on the  
how and when.

Get back to me, once you have more insights.


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