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CHROOT

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2007
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NAME

chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory  

SYNOPSIS

chroot NEWROOT [COMMAND...]
chroot OPTION  

DESCRIPTION

Run COMMAND with root directory set to NEWROOT.

--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 bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.  

COPYRIGHT

Copyright © 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software. You may redistribute copies of it under the terms of the GNU General Public License <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. 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 chroot

should give you access to the complete manual.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
AUTHOR
REPORTING BUGS
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO




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