[Nottingham] Firejail links
rnjblack at virginmedia.com
Sat Jun 29 15:06:14 UTC 2019
My apologies for leaving your presentation early. You'd just reached the part on Firejail which I particularly wanted to know about, so thanks for the links. I've not had much opportunity for looking deeper into them but found that Firejail and Firefox don't work on Mint 19 as well as on Antix. Attempts to run Firefox return the message "profiles missing or inaccessible". It looks like a case for downloading them.
I'll let you know if I'm successful!
> On 22 June 2019 at 10:40 VM via Nottingham <nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
> Firejail manual and tutorial:
> Firewarden script: https://github.com/pigmonkey/firewarden
> For my own use I slightly modified the script to place the temporary home not in /tmp but in ~/tmp and added a mandatory "-no-remote" option for firefox.
> The most up to date profiles are at
> These might be necessary if you combine a stable but old distro and significantly newer versions of selected applications (like Nigel's Antix). However, in that case I'd suggest upgrading firejail to the latest version as well.
> Stay safe!
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