linux-user-chroot - setuid helper for making bind mounts and chrooting

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name linux-user-chroot
Package version 2013.1
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 18 B
Download size 9.04 KB
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This tool allows regular (non-root) users to call chroot(2), create Linux
bind mounts, and use some Linux container features.  It's primarily intended
for use by build systems.


Package Version Architecture Repository
linux-user-chroot_2013.1-2_i386.deb 2013.1 i386 Debian Main
linux-user-chroot - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.8


Type URL
Binary Package linux-user-chroot_2013.1-2_amd64.deb
Source Package linux-user-chroot

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install linux-user-chroot deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install linux-user-chroot




2013-10-11 - Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
linux-user-chroot (2013.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Unspace with options for dh (closes: #726050).
2013-09-12 - Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) <>
linux-user-chroot (2013.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Thomas Bechtold ]
* Initial release (closes: #697438).
[ Emanuele Aina ]
* New upstream version.
* Add the linux-user-chroot-dbg package for the debug symbols.
[ Laszlo Boszormenyi (GCS) ]
* Correct packaging and debian/copyright .
* Add .PHONY to debian/rules .

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