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NAME

chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Author
Copyright

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 © 2011 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.


GNU coreutils 8.12.197-032bb CHROOT (8) September 2011
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