Paranoid Penguin - AppArmor in Ubuntu 9

Psst! Your Ubuntu system has been secretly hardened with AppArmor!
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Ubuntu 9.10, soon to be

Anonymous's picture

Ubuntu 9.10, soon to be released, has even more profiles. See:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview#GNOME
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KarmicKoala/TechnicalOverview#AppArmor

It should also be noted that the Ubuntu kernel team has put a lot of effort into getting AppArmor into the upstream kernel. See http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.kernel.lsm/9493 for details. IMO, the future of AppArmor has never looked better.

I switched from Suse because

Tinker's picture

I switched from Suse because of their policy of messing with my system, I avoided distro's that implemented SELinux without my permission. I noticed the stealth introduction of AppArmor which I do not want and the fact there is no documentation of how to disable it. Is there any Linux distro left that allows me freedom of choice?

Disabling AppArmor is

John Johansen's picture

Disabling AppArmor is documented here

Sorry for the bad link, See

John Johansen's picture

Sorry for the bad link,

See https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AppArmor#Disable%20AppArmor%20framework for details on how to disable AppArmor.