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Disable SELinux on Fedora 14 Laughlin

You can disable SELinux (which is more of an annoyance for regular user) by editing the config file in /etc/selinux while being root

vi /etc/selinux/config

[1]For some strange reason, I cannot run gedit or emacs while being root, hence you got to use vi, which seems to be working fine. In vi to edit the file you first need to hit the “i” key.  Now change the text SELINUX=enforcing to SELINUX=disabled and save the file, to save the file in vi, first hit “Esc” and then type wq at the command promot and press enter to return to terminal window. Now, restart the X-server [2] or reboot and SELinux should be disabled.