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Re: [opensuse] Friday quiz - ping: socket: Operation not permitted
On 2018-06-01 19:38, Per Jessen wrote:
Carlos E. R. wrote:




I'm interested, I don't know what these "capabilities" are.

Recently I wrote an utility for myself that needs to ping the router,
and fails unless it is run as root. Is there some other way, then?

man capabilities.

https://www.insecure.ws/linux/getcap_setcap.html#setting-getting-capabilities-from-userland

Thanks, I'll try my code with that :-)

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Cheers / Saludos,

Carlos E. R.
(from 42.3 x86_64 "Malachite" at Telcontar)

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