A sandbox for running GNU/Linux programs with minimum privilege/authority.
Plash is a sandbox for running GNU/Linux programs with minimum privileges. It is suitable for running both command line and GUI programs. It can dynamically grant Gtk-based GUI applications access rights to individual files that you want to open or edit. This happens transparently through the Open/Save file chooser dialog box, by replacing GtkFileChooserDialog. Plash virtualizes the file namespace and provides per-process/per-sandbox namespaces. It can grant processes read-only or read-write access to specific files and directories, mapped at any point in the filesystem namespace. It does not require modifications to the Linux kernel.
released on 19 March 2006
20 March 2006
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/plash/trunk/|
|Developer,Help,Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.nongnu.org/mailman/listinfo/plash|
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