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SELinux Security-enhanced Linux (SELinux) was originally developed as a research prototype of the Linux® kernel and a number of utilities with enhanced security functionality designed to demonstrate the value of mandatory access controls to the Linux community and how such controls could be added to Linux. Today SELinux is integrated into the mainline Linux 2.6 kernel series and several Linux distributions. The Security-enhanced Linux kernel contains new architectural components originally developed to improve the security of the Flask operating system. Have you used the latest Ubuntu version with SELinux enabled? If so what was your experience? This article is a step by step guide to learning how-to setup SELinux with Ubuntu. Test it out and let us know how it goes.

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Written by tom w wolf on 2008-06-04 10:25:29
the instructions at are more straight forward. A simple apt-get and a few reboots and it is fully functional. 
I have been running selinux on xubuntu804 with a dmcrypt home partition since the day after it was released, and have not seen any problems that can be attributed to selinux. 
tomwwolf at
Written by jon on 2008-06-05 08:15:14
I am glad to see SELinux on Ubuntu, but I hope that people contribute to it's policy and make it better

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