Use Linux capabilities library to control privilege

Packages describing “caps” as local USE flag

Package“caps” Flag Description
dev-util/bpftoolUse sys-libs/libcap to enable unprivileged run support
kde-frameworks/kinitCapabilities support for improved security and better OOM handling
kde-plasma/powerdevilCapabilities support for scheduled wakeup which can wake from suspend (CAP_WAKE_ALARM)
media-tv/kodiUse sys-libs/libcap to bind to privileged ports as non-root
net-fs/cifs-utilsEnable sys-libs/libcap-ng support
sys-apps/coreutilsAdd Linux capabilities support in output of file utilities (ls, dir, ...) via sys-libs/libcap
sys-apps/smartmontoolsBuild against sys-libs/libcap-ng to allow smartd to drop its privileges.
sys-apps/util-linuxbuild setpriv helper (run programs with diff capabilities)

All packages providing a “caps” USE flag (37)