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CHROOT

CHROOT

Section: User Commands (8) Updated: February 2011
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NAME

chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory  

SYNOPSIS

chroot [OPTION] NEWROOT [COMMAND [ARG]...]
chroot OPTION  

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

--userspec=USER:GROUP
specify user and group (ID or name) to use
--groups=G_LIST
specify supplementary groups as g1,g2,..,gN
--help
display this help and exit
--version
output version information and exit

If no command is given, run ``${SHELL} -i'' (default: /bin/sh).  

AUTHOR

Written by Roland McGrath.  

REPORTING BUGS

Report chroot bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
Report chroot translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  

SEE ALSO

chroot(2)

The full documentation for chroot is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chroot programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info coreutils 'chroot invocation'

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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