A chroot on Unix operating systems is an operation that changes the apparent root directory for the current running process and its children. A program that is run in such a modified environment cannot name (and therefore normally not access) files outside the designated directory tree.

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Allowing access to single folder in centos

I have a java application in /usr/local that keeps writing to a text file on a daily basis. I need a particular user to be able to read this file. What is the best way to do that? I have recently read ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - daemontools, supervise etc

I am trying to get daemontools to work and I am working in chroot. I have the daemontools binaries in /command/ and I made a small test script (/service/test/run): #!/bin/bash echo "Hallo ..." ...
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expand root filesystem onto one larger filesystem [closed]

I have a root filesystem of 10GB and a second filesystem of 100GB. I want to make the second (100gb) filesystem my root filesystem. The option I could think are : Expand root filesystem Use the 2nd ...
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Linux prompt missing brackets

I'm using centos in my VPS server and guest system. There're two logins for a guest system. One is root and one is regular. After I mounted the guest system and chroot to the mounting directory, I ...