This is a look at the fourth Alpha release of Hardy; including many of the applications that are now included by default and the major changes that will improve stability and usability. Among these are the addition of Firefox 3 and Remote Desktop on the applications side, and a new method for systems control known as Policy Kit, which enables the administrator to unlock certain functions for normal users.

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Created by nemilar 11 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 36 weeks ago
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Good, but...

This is a good article. But about the Authorisations panel - it's a good thing if you're working with a network, but I'd really appreciate a similar program for setting permissions for individual programs. Ubuntu has AppArmour preinstalled, so why not allow the user an easy way to sandbox programs so they can't do any damage?

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