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CHROOT(8)				  User Commands 				CHROOT(8)

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.

       --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).

AUTHOR
       Written by Roland McGrath.

REPORTING BUGS
       Report chroot bugs to bug-coreutils@gnu.org
       GNU coreutils home page: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/>
       General help using GNU software: <http://www.gnu.org/gethelp/>
       Report chroot translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>

COPYRIGHT
       Copyright  (C)  2010  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(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.

GNU coreutils 8.5			  February 2011 				CHROOT(8)
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