How To Install AppArmor 2.8.2 On Ubuntu 13.10, 13.04, 12.10, 12.04, Linux Mint 15, 14, 13 And Elementary OS 0.2 Luna

Hello Linux Geeksters. AppArmor (“Application Armor”) is an open-source security module, allowing the sysadmin to associate security profiles and restrictions to programs. It provides Mandatory Access Control (MAC). AppArmor is a good alternative to SELinux. The latest version available is AppArmor 2.8.2. For a list of improvements, see the official changelog.

how to install AppArmor 2.8.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install AppArmor 2.8.2 on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via PPA, installing AppArmor 2.8.2 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS is easy, all you have to do is:

Add the repository:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:apparmor-upload/apparmor-2.8

Update the local repository index:

$ sudo apt-get update

Install AppArmor:

$ sudo apt-get install apparmor

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