chroot(1) — Linux manual page

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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.

       --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         top

       Written by Roland McGrath.

REPORTING BUGS         top

       GNU coreutils online help:
       <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       Report any translation bugs to
       <https://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT         top

       Copyright © 2020 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         top

       chroot(2)

       Full documentation
       <https://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chroot>
       or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chroot invocation'

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GNU coreutils 8.32             March 2020                      CHROOT(1)

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