The goal is to install and run programs in a displaced (relocated) distro (whose / must not coincide with the global /) inside a host Linux system. The programs are not adapted for using a different / ...
Are there any notable differences between LXC (Linux containers) and FreeBSD's jails in terms of security, stability & performance? On first look, both approaches look very similar.
Were I root, I could simply create a dummy user/group, set file permissions accordingly and execute the process as that user. However I am not, so is there any way to achieve this without being root?
I run Fedora with GNOME and recently installed Viber for linux. It's very good and all is working just fine. As Viber is not open-source software, I decided to run it as another user to make sure ...
Update: I'm happy to report @dartonw 's answer worked and I went and did a checkout and then buildworld and it built successfully in about 6 hours. So I've been having some issues with jails in ...