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chroot - Unix, Linux Command


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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.

TagDescription
--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 © 2006 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 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chroot programs are properly installed at your site, the command
TagDescription
info chroot
should give you access to the complete manual.

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