AppArmor is a great tool to protect your
Ubuntu systems. It could however be a little bit restrictive and cause unnecessary problems in some situations.
You can disable and completely remove
AppArmor from your
Ubuntu installation by following these steps;
It is not recommended to remove
AppArmor in production systems. Only remove it in development environment or desktop, whenever necessary.
$ sudo systemctl stop apparmor
apparmorfrom starting on system boot
$ sudo systemctl disable apparmor Synchronizing state of apparmor.service with SysV service script with /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install. Executing: /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install disable apparmor
apparmorpackage and dependencies. (optional)
$ sudo apt remove -y --purge apparmor ##### snipped The following packages will be REMOVED: apparmor snapd 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 7 not upgraded. ##### snipped
This will also remove
snapd. Only proceed if you don't use
snapd to manage your packages.