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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/>
Copyright © 2017 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) Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'
GNU coreutils 8.28 January 2018 CHROOT(8)
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