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Offline Slim.Fatz

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Firejail security sandbox
« on: February 22, 2016, 08:38:49 am »
Hi everyone,

In case you have not seen the latest Distrowatch.com weekly newsletter (Nr. 649), you might want to go to this report there (Tips & Tricks) which is very interesting. The Firejail homepage has links to the latest releases of firejail and the GUI for it (firetools) ready as DEB files in 32- and 64-bit versions on their download page.

So far I have installed the 32-bit versions of firejail and firetools on one Peppermint Six installation and it works really well. The app-profiles are, as noted in the Distrowatch article, clear and intuitive -- although most users will probably not need to do anything with them. I have only tried it for Firefox, VLC, DeadBeef and FileZilla -- all work without any problems and without any changes in the configuration files.

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« Last Edit: February 22, 2016, 08:40:51 am by Slim.Fatz »
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Re: Firejail security sandbox
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2016, 11:48:36 am »
Don't really know if it's needed but it sounds interesting!
I think it's definitely useful for browsers!  ;)
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