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 Spread Root Powers to More Users with POSIX

Linux recently acquired POSIX file capabilities, which split root user powers into smaller privileges such as reading files or tracing processes owned by another user. In this article, learn how to program using capabilities and how to switch on the ability of your system setuid root binaries to use file capabilities.

 (Submitted by LinucksGirl Wed Oct 24, 2007 )


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