can we find a solution to bug #820895 (show Process Name in log files) (imaginative solution/description presented)?

HSO adam at
Wed Feb 8 09:02:58 UTC 2012

All you talk about it's planed - some of programed some of in progress.
Look at:

2012/2/7, Jordon Bedwell <jordon at>:
> Stop throwing around privacy like there is some big security flaw in
> Linux, there are tools that do what everyone wants, it seems to me
> that nobody is willing to even look or everybody is fed baby food,
> what is the point of being on Linux if you aren't going to use the
> terminal for what it's there for?  Try searching for once.
> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 2:42 PM, Jason Todd <jtodd929 at> wrote:
>> Both MAC and Windows have applications for protecting users privacy
>> regarding outgoing internet connections. Control over outgoing internet
>> connections is a huge privacy area that is non-existent in ubuntu. Here's
>> a
>> great little program for Apple MACs:
>> IMHO the lack of any sort of privacy protection for Ubuntu's outgoing
>> internet connections is a huge problem. Many users will not use Ubuntu
>> because they can't control their outgoing connections. I can understand
>> linux's lack of support considering it has traditionally been Server
>> Oriented. But if Ubuntu wants to succeed on the Desktop, it needs to
>> address
>> this issue.
> Because apparmor and selinux never existed, right?  That's just what
> we need, another tool to do what two tools could do if they just had a
> single tool to merge them together.  How about we find a way to make
> an application that merges apparmor and iptables (as a wrapper not as
> a t ool that does them both) rather then trying to reinvent the wheel
> and then after reinventing it putting spinners on it so it's ugly.
>> I am really hoping you great developers can do something about this over
>> the
>> next couple years so that by 14.04 users will be able to control (and have
>> knowledge of) outgoing internet connections on Ubuntu. Maybe Canonical can
>> create an application that will provide these functions? I think for
>> Ubuntu
>> to succeed, Canonical needs to start devoting some resources to creating a
>> high-quality application/program like this one. Being able to control and
>> have knowledge of the Operating System and installed-Programs' internet
>> connection behavior is an important privacy feature.
> Because netstat no longer allows you to see location and application
> anymore.
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