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chroot(1)                        User Commands                       chroot(1)




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.

       --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

       Written by Roland McGrath.


REPORTING BUGS

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


COPYRIGHT

       Copyright (C) 2017 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(1)

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



GNU coreutils 8.28              September 2017                       chroot(1)

coreutils 8.28 - Generated Sat Sep 2 05:50:24 CDT 2017
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