Windows Program Support

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at ubuntu.com
Fri Nov 9 04:35:48 UTC 2007


Am Donnerstag, den 08.11.2007, 20:40 -0500 schrieb Evan:
> I hadn't considered the malware aspect, but running any program not in
> the official repos opens that door. Running wine apps may actually be
> safer since wine never needs root access (the whole win filesystem is
> contained in the user's home directory). It could still do a lot of
> damage though, so that would have to be looked at carefully. 
> 
Actually the most important and valuable bits on a desktop computer is
the data of the user. Reinstalling an operating system is quite easy
nowadays.

> Can AppArmor differentiate between different apps on wine, or would it
> view wine as a single app?

Why would you want to have an application that cannot access your files?
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