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

Nicolas Michel be.nicolas.michel at
Wed Oct 17 08:31:54 UTC 2012


Continuing to search, I found the exact app you were searching for and the
last version is pretty recent (feb 2012) :

It logs access and can restrict app access to the network. But I never
tryied it.


2012/10/17 Ma Xiaojun <damage3025 at>

> 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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