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Run command or interactive shell with special root directory.

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CHROOT(8)                                 User Commands                                 CHROOT(8)

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. --groups=G_LIST specify supplementary groups as g1,g2,..,gN --userspec=USER:GROUP specify user and group (ID or name) to use --skip-chdir do not change working directory to '/' --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit If no command is given, run '${SHELL} -i' (default: '/bin/sh -i').
AUTHOR Written by Roland McGrath.
REPORTING BUGS GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report chroot translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
SEE ALSO chroot(2) Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.25 February 2017 CHROOT(8)
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