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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LXC

I just want to separate Skype, because I don't trust it. We are using it only to call/chat with people, no file transfers!

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Firejail is a Linux namespaces sandbox program that can jail Skype, Firefox or any other GUI software. It should work on any Linux computer.

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There're builtin application restriction approaches, you don't have to run it within a container.

Take a look at apparmor, it should fit all your needs. e.g what file it can read / write, what binaries it can execute

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