Commit 87d18919 authored by Philip Withnall's avatar Philip Withnall
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privacy: Mention non-sandboxed apps can always use camera/microphone/GPS



These toggles only apply to the portal system, so only restrict access
for sandboxed apps. Non-sandboxed apps (installed into `/usr/bin`) can
always access these resources on typical distributions.

In future, perhaps integration with a MAC (like SELinux) could restrict
access to the camera/microphone/GPS for non-sandboxed applications —
but we invented sandboxing to avoid having to do that, so it seems
unlikely that’s ever going to be implemented. If it is, this wording
can change again.
Signed-off-by: Philip Withnall's avatarPhilip Withnall <pwithnall@endlessos.org>

Fixes: #741
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<object class="GtkLabel">
<property name="visible">true</property>
<property name="margin-bottom">12</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">Use of the camera allows applications to capture photos and video. Disabling the camera may cause some applications to not function properly.</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">The following applications have been granted permission to use the camera to capture photos and video. These controls only apply to sandboxed applications: non-sandboxed applications can always use the camera and do not need to request permission to access it.</property>
<property name="wrap">1</property>
<property name="max-width-chars">50</property>
<property name="xalign">0</property>
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<child>
<object class="GtkLabel" id="location_description_label">
<property name="visible">true</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">Location services allow applications to know your location. Using Wi-Fi and mobile broadband increases accuracy.</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">The following applications have been granted permission to use location services to know your location. These controls only apply to sandboxed applications: non-sandboxed applications can always use location services and do not need to request permission to access them. Using Wi-Fi and mobile broadband increases accuracy of location services.</property>
<property name="wrap">1</property>
<property name="max-width-chars">50</property>
<property name="xalign">0</property>
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<object class="GtkLabel">
<property name="visible">true</property>
<property name="margin-bottom">12</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">Use of the microphone allows applications to record and listen to audio. Disabling the microphone may cause some applications to not function properly.</property>
<property name="label" translatable="yes">The following applications have been granted permission to use the microphone to record and listen to audio. These controls only apply to sandboxed applications: non-sandboxed applications can always use the microphone and do not need to request permission to access it.</property>
<property name="wrap">true</property>
<property name="max-width-chars">50</property>
<property name="xalign">0</property>
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