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sudo setcap gives "Failed to set capabilities on file `/usr/bin/hcitool' (Operation not supported)"

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:26 am
by pethson
I tried this

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sudo setcap cap_net_raw+ep /usr/bin/hcitool 
But I get
Failed to set capabilities on file `/usr/bin/hcitool' (Operation not supported)

I'm running Raspbian release date 2018-11-13

Why can I not setcap?

///Peter!

Re: BLE scanning without root

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:58 pm
by Douglas6
Works for me™.