PC suggest: Sandbox firefox in Linux with firejail

Nowadays security threats are everywhere in the web, new security holes are discovered everyday, but sadly there are no instant patches available. If you are a firefox user, this problem is worse, as it lacks the sandbox feature like chromium or Google chrome browser.

Here’s how to protect yourself from such threats by running firefox in sandbox environment with firejail.

Firejail is an extremely lightweight Linux namespace based sandbox application, could be used with both GUI and CLI applications with minimal effort. Firejail could do even more, like traffic shaping, application spacific DNS server and default gateway etc. etc.

It could effectively run most apps with limited permission and system resource to minimize security risk. There’s also a GUI app firetools , to launch and monitor apps with firejail.

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