[Slackbuilds-users] wireshark issues
chris.abela at maltats.com
Wed Oct 12 07:58:04 UTC 2011
Did you run the command as root (or at least with sudo)? Normal users
can't use setcap.
If you still get "operation not permitted" when running setcap as root,
it's possible you're using a filesystem that doesn't support POSIX
capabilities. However, all the filesystem types Slackware normally uses
(the ones listed in the installer) do support capabilities, so unless
you're doing something weird/interesting/unusual, you shouldn't be having
I confirm that I am using ext3 file system.
Thanks to your suggestions, I understood how it works:
$ sudo /sbin/setcap cap_net_raw,cap_net_admin=eip /usr/bin/dumpcap
The "$" in the README is misleading
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