[GLLUG] Does anyone use Linux capabilities ?

Dimitrios Siganos dimitris at siganos.org
Tue Oct 28 17:05:34 UTC 2014

On 28/10/14 16:47, 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
>      man capsh

I use it to give non root users access to tcpdump/wireshark without the 
need to become root.

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