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examine file capabilities

see also : setcap


getcap [-v] [-r] [-h] filename [ ... ]

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getcap displays the name and capabilities of each specified



enables recursive search.


enables to display all searched entries, even if it has no file-capabilities.


prints quick usage.


One file per line.

see also

cap_get_file, cap_to_text, setcap

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