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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.
−−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: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>;
Report chroot translation bugs to <https://translationproject.org/team/>;

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <https://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: <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot>;
or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'

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