[GLLUG] Does anyone use Linux capabilities ?

Justin Perreault justinperreault at dl-jp.com
Tue Oct 28 16:56:08 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-10-28 at 16:47 +0000, Alain Williams wrote:
> Just wondering ... these have been in the kernel for getting on to 20 years. One
> of those things on my 'must get round to learning & using' list.
> Do any of you use them ? If so, what for ?
> If you do not know what I am talking about go:
>     man capabilities

>From reading man capabilities it looks like many of the functions are
part/core to commonly used commands like chown. 

Are there particular cap_???? you are wondering about?


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