selinux throwing incomprehensible errors when trying to run GoogleEardh

Claude Jones cjoneslists at
Mon Jul 26 05:27:19 UTC 2010

It seems to be saying that the directory access requested requires 
labeling as usr_t, but its current type is usr_t -- it requires 
usr_t but it's currently labeled usr_t -- there appears to 
confusion here on the part of Selinux, no? I've tried applying the 
recommended fix, but the recommended fix just resets the labelling 
to what it already is, and I'm going round in circles


SELinux is preventing /opt/google-earth/googleearth-bin "execmod" 
access to

Detailed Description:

SELinux denied access requested by /opt/google-earth/googleearth-
/opt/google-earth/googleearth-bin is mislabeled.
/opt/google-earth/googleearth-bin default SELinux type is usr_t, 
but its current
type is usr_t. Changing this file back to the default type, may 
fix your

Claude Jones
Brunswick, MD, USA

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