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[wine] *SELinux has detected a problem

asked 2013-09-04 10:25:49 -0500

NITIN ALEX KOSHY gravatar image

updated 2013-09-04 10:56:24 -0500

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When i try to open the software "Wine" in my Fedora 18. The following message will shown. What does it means:

                **SELinux Alert Browser**

*SELinux has detected a problem.

The source process: /user/bin/wine-preloader

Attempted this access: mmap_zero

On this memprotect:*

I install "wine" by "yum install wine".

I close that window and then i again open it then that message will shown again.

If i try to open the following any one of the software wine help, wine word pad, wine OLE view, wine configuration, wine software, wine file, wine boot.

then the above message will shown

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answered 2013-09-04 10:39:15 -0500

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updated 2013-09-04 10:40:12 -0500

SELinux is a kernel feature that provides security through access control policies. In other words, programs that try to access files suspiciously will trigger warnings etc. a bit like UAC of windows.

Possibly, your solution can be found in this other question:

Or in this forum topic:

See also

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Thank u Brother.....

NITIN ALEX KOSHY gravatar imageNITIN ALEX KOSHY ( 2013-09-04 10:43:44 -0500 )edit

need to uninstall wine....then please help me to uninstall it.....

NITIN ALEX KOSHY gravatar imageNITIN ALEX KOSHY ( 2013-09-04 11:59:58 -0500 )edit

answered 2013-09-04 20:59:21 -0500

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Your best bet is to install the setroubleshoot package and make sure it's running in the background. Then, when this happens, You'll see the program's icon pop up in your Notification Area. Clicking on it will bring up the program, which will tell you what went wrong, help you report a bug if appropriate and how to generate a local policy as a work-around. There's no need to remove Wine because of this, and simply re-installing it and hoping all will work well is simply waving a dead chicken at the problem, although it's one of the most popular "solutions" for Windows users.

If you don't understand what the program's telling you, or need other hand-holding on this issue, feel free to ask; it's what some of us are here for.

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