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[manjaro] ping needs special privileges


$ ping -c 1 www.google.com
ping: icmp open socket: Operation not permitted


$ sudo chmod u+s `which ping`
$ ping -c 1 www.google.com
PING www.google.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from ee-in-f104.1e100.net ( icmp_seq=1 ttl=45 time=38.6 ms

--- www.google.com ping statistics ---
1 packets transmitted, 1 received, 0% packet loss, time 0ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 38.681/38.681/38.681/0.000 ms
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