chrootuid - Simple wrapper that combines chroot(8) and su(1) into one program

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 10
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name chrootuid
Package version 1.3
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 15.40 KB
Download size 7.46 KB
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The chrootuid command combines chroot(8) and su(1) into one program,
so that there is no need to have commands such as /usr/bin/su in the
restricted environment.  Access to the file system is restricted to
the newroot subtree and privileges are restricted to those of the
newuser account (which must be a known account in the unrestricted
See also jail(8)
Categories: security
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more likely to have unresolved issues, not be up-to-date, or even be removed in
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Package Version Architecture Repository
chrootuid-1.3.txz 1.3 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
chrootuid-1.3.txz 1.3 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
chrootuid-1.3.txz 1.3 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
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Type URL
Binary Package chrootuid-1.3.txz
Source Package security/chrootuid

Install Howto

Install chrootuid txz package:

# pkg install chrootuid

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