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chroot


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 -i').

       GNU  coreutils  online  help:  <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
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AUTHOR

       Written by Roland McGrath.


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2013 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 8.22 November 2016 CHROOT(1)



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