Packages with the caps use flag

Global definition: Use Linux capabilities library to control privilege.

app-admin / clsync : Live sync tool based on inotify, written in GNU C

app-admin / syslog-ng : syslog replacement with advanced filtering features

app-arch / rpm : Red Hat Package Management Utils

app-cdr / cdrtools : A set of tools for CD/DVD reading and recording, including cdrecord

app-containers / crun : A fast and low-memory footprint OCI Container Runtime fully written in C

app-containers / lxc : A userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features

app-crypt / heimdal : Kerberos 5 implementation from KTH

app-crypt / pinentry : Simple passphrase entry dialogs which utilize the Assuan protocol

app-emulation / libvirt : C toolkit to manipulate virtual machines

app-misc / pax-utils : ELF utils that can check files for security relevant properties

app-shells / zsh : UNIX Shell similar to the Korn shell

dev-util / bpftool : Tool for inspection and simple manipulation of eBPF programs and maps

  • Use sys-libs/libcap to enable unprivileged run support

kde-frameworks / kinit : Helper library to speed up start of applications on KDE workspaces

  • Capabilities support for improved security and better OOM handling

kde-plasma / kwin : Flexible, composited Window Manager for windowing systems on Linux

kde-plasma / powerdevil : Power management for KDE Plasma Shell

media-libs / gstreamer : Open source multimedia framework

media-plugins / vdr-xineliboutput : VDR Plugin: Xinelib PlugIn

media-tv / kodi : A free and open source media-player and entertainment hub

  • Use sys-libs/libcap to bind to privileged ports as non-root

net-analyzer / netdata : Linux real time system monitoring, done right!

net-dns / bind : Berkeley Internet Name Domain - Name Server

net-dns / bind-tools : bind tools: dig, nslookup, host, nsupdate, dnssec-keygen

net-dns / knot : High-performance authoritative-only DNS server

net-dns / knot-resolver : A scaleable caching DNS resolver

net-fs / cifs-utils : Tools for Managing Linux CIFS Client Filesystems

  • Enable sys-libs/libcap-ng support

net-fs / nfs-utils : NFS client and server daemons

net-ftp / proftpd : An advanced and very configurable FTP server

net-ftp / pure-ftpd : Fast, production-quality, standard-conformant FTP server

net-libs / libwebsockets : A flexible pure-C library for implementing network protocols

net-mail / cyrus-imapd : The Cyrus IMAP Server

net-mail / dovecot : An IMAP and POP3 server written with security primarily in mind

net-misc / asterisk : Asterisk: A Modular Open Source PBX System

net-misc / chrony : NTP client and server programs

net-misc / iputils : Network monitoring tools including ping and ping6

net-misc / ntp : Network Time Protocol suite/programs

net-misc / sslh : Port multiplexer - accept both HTTPS and SSH connections on the same port

net-proxy / squid : A full-featured web proxy cache

net-vpn / libreswan : IPsec implementation for Linux, fork of Openswan

net-vpn / strongswan : IPsec-based VPN solution, supporting IKEv1/IKEv2 and MOBIKE

net-vpn / tor : Anonymizing overlay network for TCP

net-wireless / wavemon : Ncurses based monitor for IEEE 802.11 wireless LAN cards

sys-apps / coreutils : Standard GNU utilities (chmod, cp, dd, ls, sort, tr, head, wc, who,...)

  • Add Linux capabilities support in output of file utilities (ls, dir, ...) via sys-libs/libcap

sys-apps / iproute2 : kernel routing and traffic control utilities

sys-apps / irqbalance : Distribute hardware interrupts across processors on a multiprocessor system

sys-apps / smartmontools : Tools to monitor storage systems to provide advanced warning of disk degradation

  • Build against sys-libs/libcap-ng to allow smartd to drop its privileges.

sys-apps / util-linux : Various useful Linux utilities

  • build setpriv helper (run programs with diff capabilities)

sys-auth / pambase : PAM base configuration files

sys-libs / basu : The sd-bus library, extracted from systemd

sys-libs / glibc : GNU libc C library

sys-process / htop : Interactive process viewer

www-servers / uwsgi : uWSGI server for Python web applications