could you add this feature or discuss it at 13.04 Developer Summit?

Ma Xiaojun damage3025 at
Wed Oct 17 06:36:45 UTC 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 1:23 AM, Nicolas Michel
<be.nicolas.michel at> wrote:
> In consequence, all applications that you install from the Ubuntu Software
> center are considered "safe" by the distribution maintainers because they or
> others members of the open-source community already reviewed the source
> code. This is why you always should prefer installing app from the ubuntu
> software center than from the net directly except if you know what you're
> doing.
I think Ubuntu software center also features non-open source stuff now.
The trust model is more like Apple's app store now.
The developers of apps may be considered as untrusted.
But the apps have gone through the review a (hopefully) trusted company.

> Other argument against the app firewall level with popus: let the user the
> possibility to easily configure the security of its computer is only usefull
> when the user knows what he's really doing and all consequences. Most people
> will click on "yes" on every popup that appears without asking themselves
> the consequences of that click.
> Final argument against : I hate popups :)
All true, so the origin poster need a logger.

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