Bug 967181 - SLiM inhibited from using custom theme with SELinux enabled. [NEEDINFO]
SLiM inhibited from using custom theme with SELinux enabled.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: slim (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Pavel Alexeev
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-05-25 04:01 EDT by Subsentient
Modified: 2015-02-17 10:20 EST (History)
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Description Subsentient 2013-05-25 04:01:25 EDT
Description of problem:
SLiM cannot use custom themes when SELinux is enabled. I disabled SELinux and the theme I installed worked.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 19 Alpha.

How reproducible:
Install a custom theme on SLiM with SELinux enabled.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install SLiM, set as default display manager.
2. Install a custom theme.
3. Notice how nothing changes even after editing the configuration file.

Actual results:
The themes are not used.

Expected results:
My beautiful nebula based custom background.

Additional info:
Tested to exist on F19 i686 and x86_64.
Comment 1 Pavel Alexeev 2013-06-01 17:04:19 EDT
Please provide info how "Install a custom theme". What scheme and from what package? What denial message are you get? Did you copied context of theme?
Comment 2 Subsentient 2013-06-01 17:18:11 EDT
It was not an rpm package. It's a custom brew I made myself with editing.

To install, just extract and copy "nebulated" to /usr/share/slim/themes/ and then edit /etc/slim.conf and set current_theme to nebulated.

I usually don't touch SELinux, so I did not pay attention to the denial message, nor did I see one. All I noticed is that when SELinux is enabled, it fails to work properly, and when it's off, it works as expected.
Comment 3 Pavel Alexeev 2013-06-09 10:25:23 EDT
restoreconf -RFvv /usr/share/slim/themes/
helps you?
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