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2016-12-21 18:18:08 -0500 commented answer "SELinux is preventing pptpcm from read access on the chr_file random"

Hi. Yes, I did. It suggested "allow authlogin to nsswitch use ldap" (83%) or "pptpcm should be allowed read access on the random chr_file by default" (11%); in the latter case it also recomends to file a bug report. If I had to try somenthing to make my VPN connection work I would try the second options (even with the lower confidence), but having my VPN connection working fine, and having lots of thing to do (work first), I think I can live with the warning, and when I have some time I will check it again.. or just wait for the next F24 update and see if this go off just as it came..

2016-12-21 15:47:09 -0500 commented answer "SELinux is preventing pptpcm from read access on the chr_file random"

Thank you for your unhelpful answer... I put the question in a way so you can undestand it.. why pptcm is trying to access random, or why is SELinux complainit about that now (did not before), and why is the VPN connection being established even when SELinux complains about something.. what I want to know is what changed about all this and what should I do now.. It seems you know about that, so I keep waiting for your knowledge..

2016-12-21 13:14:19 -0500 answered a question Unable to install android studio in fedora 25.

I had the same issue under F24 a few months ago.

The first message (" ignoring option MaxPermSize=350m") can be ignored, is just a warning telling you that Java 8 does not support the MaxPermSize option anymore.

The second problem should go away by installing OpenJDK 8 again, including the java-1.8.0-openjdk-headless package; and the java-1.8.0-openjdk-devel package will be usefull also.

Hope that helps. Is just what I did and get Android Studio working..

2016-12-21 13:14:18 -0500 asked a question "SELinux is preventing pptpcm from read access on the chr_file random"

Hi. Since yesterday, after the last Fedora 24 update, every time I connect to a PPTP VPN I receive the warning shown in the title ("SELinux is preventing pptpcm from read access on the chr_file random"). The connection gets stablished without problems, but I would like to know what that message means and why I am getting it.

I searched Google and found the very same message only once related to a SELinux policy bug for Fedora 25, and it was marked as CLOSED ERRATA, although the last comment in the thread indicates that the problem continues for the reporter.

Can anyone show some light about this?

2016-10-07 11:48:45 -0500 commented answer pptp connection fails after last update

Its a whole year and more since this post, but this very same solution worked for me today under F24. When I installed F24 last month (replacing my very-very-old F13) my PPTP VPN connections worked fine, but after an update they did not. The thing is that the GRE protocol must be allowed in the Firewall. I applied the solution only on IPv4 and worked back again.