Request For Candidates: Application Review Board

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Thu Aug 26 14:53:10 BST 2010

Scott Kitterman [2010-08-26  8:58 -0400]:
> I think that not using maintainer scripts, installing to /opt, running as the 
> user are good steps to support the traditional *nix security paradigm of 
> protecting the systems/root, but for this to lead to a truly lightweight 
> system, we will need to kick it up a level and also protect user level data 
> from such applications unless they are authorized to have access to it.

This sounds a lot like the guest session to me. Perhaps we can recycle
its AppArmor confinement for this?

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