How to Get Started With Firejail on Gnu/Linux

April 22, 2021 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

GNU/Linux Firejail Getting Started Guide

Hi! This tutorial will guide you step-by-step on How to Install and Get Started with Firejail in GNU/Linux Desktops/Servers.

And Firejail for Linux is a SUID program that reduces the Risk of Security Breaches by restricting the running environment of untrusted Apps using Linux Namespaces and Seccomp-bpf.

Firejail can Sandbox any type of processes: Servers, GUI Apps, and even user Login Sessions.

Again the software includes Security Profiles for a large number of Linux Programs: Mozilla Firefox, Chromium, VLC, Transmission etc.

Moreover, Firejail dispose of an easy Desktop Integration Setup working on all the following GNU/Linux Desktops:

  • KDE
  • MATE
  • XFCE
  • Gnome 3 (partially)
  • Unity (partially)

Especially relevant, this is just a Basic Usage Guide for Beginners for more see: Firejail Documentation.

Finally, for a Firejail Desktop GUI see: Firetools Setup Guide.

  1. 1. Installing Firejail

    How to Install Firejail in GNU/Linux

    Firejail Linux Setup Guide


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