Disabling SELinux on CentOS, RHEL

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I had reason to disable SELinux on a VM. On CentOS and RHEL you can do temporarily with:

$ sudo setenforce 0

To set permanently, change this flag in the following file:

$ sed 's/SELINIX=enforcing/SELINUX=disabled/' \
    /etc/selinux/config

Filing here because I always forget.

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