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Ubuntu: It's Not Just for Desktops Anymore

Oct 17, 2007, 13:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"Ubuntu 7.10, Gutsy Gibbon, will include several new features. The first will be to improve security by adopting AppArmor. This is a security framework that's used to protect server applications with security policies. Ubuntu provides pre-set default policies for common server applications such as the Apache Web server and the Postfix e-mail server. Unlike SELinux, AppArmor is regarded as easy to deploy even on applications, which don't come with a pre-built policy. SELinux is also still available on Ubuntu, but Shuttleworth said ='Ubuntu's focus is on AppArmor...'"

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