Commit 3b5ba26c authored by Thibaut Sardan's avatar Thibaut Sardan Committed by Amaury Martiny
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Add Appimage security warning (#563)

* appimage security warning

* apply grammar suggestions
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- Double click on the file to install Fether.
- Fether will be added to the program menu.
## Security warning
- ### Don't run Fether as root
- ### Beware of suspicious symlinks called fether-x.y.z-x86_64.AppImage.home
This attack vector applies to any AppImage application. It consists of crafting a .home file/folder to be used as the home folder by an AppImage application. The danger resides in the fact that this .home file could be a symlink somewhere on the user's computer. The AppImage would be using this new location as a home folder, in a non-transparent way. Running the application as root might damage a system, for example, by overflowing the /boot partition.
## Build from sources
### Install dependencies
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