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.

       --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.
 

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