NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | AUTHOR | COPYRIGHT | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

CHROOT(1)                       User Commands                      CHROOT(1)

NAME         top

       chroot - run command or interactive shell with special root directory

SYNOPSIS         top

       chroot [OPTION] NEWROOT [COMMAND [ARG]...]
       chroot OPTION

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       Written by Roland McGrath.

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2014 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         top

       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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GNU coreutils 8.23             September 2014                      CHROOT(1)