a linux command to change the filesystem root a process can see, limiting it's access to the real filesystem root

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Auto run GUI application on startup

I've set up an Ubuntu chroot on my NAS (a Synology DS214play) to run JDownloader 2. I've installed vnc4server and set it up to run on NAS startup and it works smoothly. I've installed LXDE which ...
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I powerwashed a Chromebook with Crouton installed. I still have my Chroot on a flashdrive. How do I load up the chroot again?

I have a Chomebook in Developer mode with Ubuntu on a chroot on a flash drive. Recently, I had to Powerwash my Chromebook because of an error which could not be resolved any other way. I still have my ...
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How (and is it a good idea) to open PDF documents in chroot?

I sometimes need to browse through lots of PDF documents, not always from trusted sources. I keep my software up-to-date (I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 at the time), but as we all know, PDFs are commonly ...
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GRUB not installed!

So I started installing ubuntu server on my MBR only usb through a cd. It was continuing nicely and as it started the process "Selecting and Installing Software". Soon My laptop immediately ...
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Connection abort when trying to log in to chroot jailed account via sftp

I'm trying to make a user kake_sftp that can log in to the web server located at /var/www/html or similar. I know chroot needs some additional subdirectiories for the permissions to work out, so I'm ...
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Chrooting users so they cant go out of their directory

I wanted to ask how I can make the chroot to work properly, I got Plesk 12 Web Pro installed, and its using psa-profptd, sure the plesk users themself, cant go outside their chroot directory, but when ...
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Upgrading to 14.0.4 LTS Chrooted Chromebook

I may be a little out of my depth here, but here it goes. In order to start learning some python coding I decided to start the process along by installing crouton on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and ...
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Switching from unity to gnome on crouton

Hey guys just a simple question, is there a way to switch from unity to gnome (Preferably the newest version) on crouton. I'd like to delete unity to save space since i only have 16gb. And by the way ...
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boot from live dvd continue using usb

I've got a bit of a weird problem. I need to get a live version of ubuntu running but the bios hangs/crashes when a bootable usb drive is present in the usb (3.0) drive. I can boot using a linux live ...
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How to install video drivers in LTSP chroot?

We have an HP t520 thin client with AMD G-Series/Radeon R2E embedded graphics. The AMD proprietary video driver solves a problem that the Ubuntu open-source video driver has with display detection. ...
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how to run Ubuntu touch on android in chroot mode?

i known Linux on Android can run ubuntu desktop in chroot but can i run Ubuntu touch in chroot mode with or without linux on android?
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Live USB and Windows - Using Chroot

On Linux you can use the commands below on a Ubuntu live USB to get root access onto the hard drive. Does anyone know if this method works for a Windows hard drive? My guess is that it should, but ...
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Does Chroot'ing onto a Ubuntu Machine Give You Root?

If you were to use a Ubuntu live USB, and do the commands below. Is this literally just giving you root access to the drive? sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt sudo chroot /mnt
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Getting a `Permission denied` error from mount when trying to chroot to Arch Linux

I'm trying to chroot to Arch Linux on my 64-bit Ubuntu box by following the instructions listed here. Here are the steps I've taken so far: $ curl -sSLo archlinux.tar.gz ...
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What's involved in making a x86 program run on android chroot ubuntu

I'd like to get libfreenect running on embedded 12.04 ubuntu, in an android chroot jail. I know enough about debian to navigate the file system and identify devices and compile other people's code and ...
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Trying to set up a chroot environment

I do the steps of this guide : http://linoxide.com/ubuntu-how-to/configure-chroot-environment-ubuntu-14-04/ And at Now, we're going to need to mount these filesystems within our guest: $ sudo ...
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How to set ulimit in Ubuntu 15.10 chroot?

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 in a chroot and would like to permanently set a ulimit value (ulimit -c unlimited). I have looked at modifying the /etc/security/limits.conf file but the changes are not being ...
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Auto-Mount SD-card formatted as ext4 on ubuntu touch

I try to use an MicroSD card containing a chroot environment which I can break, e.g. by installing software, without damaging the OS on my bq Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, however I can not let the ...
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Ubuntu SDK cannot install armhf kit

I tried to use the Kit Autocreator in the Devices tab, but the click ends with the following error: Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... ...
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Having troubles accessing/uninstalling Dropbox

I've spent hours trying to get this to work. I just want to uninstall Dropbox so I can freshly install it again. Using the top answer on How do I uninstall Dropbox? , this is what shows up for me. ...
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Is there a way to fill the /boot file system of Trusty, apart from a new installation?

For the second time the install from DVD hanged stuck, while the status line was saying: "Loading boot loader." The system is then not booting (black screen), and after using chroot, grub-mkconfig ...
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chroot setup Keyring files not available hp armv7 chromebook

I am trying to install Crouton to a Chromebook. I have done it before and it worked perfectly. I had a issue and had to remove my chroot, now when I try to install sudo sh ~/Downloads/crouton -t ...
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Tweaking inside a chroot environment

It's me again. I am creating an Ubuntu-based distribution by remastering 14.04's ISO (not with remastersys or any similar tool). I have all of my programs set up, including my default desktop ...
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Help me on my Ubuntu-based distribution

I have everything set up for making my own Ubuntu-based distribution (custom desktop environment, wallpapers, themes, software, logos). Here's what I have done so far: I got a 14.04 ISO, ...
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I need a chroot user to now have ssh public key access

I have previously setup a chroot to lock sftp users to their home directory only. So I have this in sshd_config Match User theuser ChrootDirectory /home/theuser AllowTCPForwarding no ...
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startx not working

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on an ASUS T100. However, when I boot it manually from GRUB, it crashes into an intramfs shell. I am able to mount the filesystem from the intramfs ASH shell and ...
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cannot access ubuntu after restart chromebook [closed]

I downloaded Ubuntu on my Samsung Chromebook 2, and I really enjoy it! I shut down my Chromebook, and I tried the command Alt + Ctrl + Forward like I did before I shut it off, and It did not work. I ...
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How can I install node.js?

I have a chromebook with a Precise Ubuntu chroot on it. I can't figure out how to install the current node.js from the tarball, because ./install make sudo make install doesn't work.
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On a chroot Ubuntu system how can I install ws?

I have a chromebook with a Precise Ubuntu chroot on it. I try to install npm using sudo apt-get install npm and that works. However, when I try to install ws using npm install --save ws It ...
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Live-Build lb build “chroot: failed to run command ‘/usr/bin/env’: No such file or directory”

I have a problem with live build $ sudo lb build --interactive shell returns with chroot: failed to run command ‘/usr/bin/env’: No such file or directory does anyone know what is happening?
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debootstrap nested in the LXC container fails to mount proc because of apparmor

The command that is run inside an amd64 LXC container: debootstrap --arch armhf --foreign --variant=buildd --components=main,restricted,universe,multiverse vivid /var/lib/schroot/chroots/vivid-armhf ...
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How to confine WINE apps using a chroot jail?

I have read the SecuringWine page on WINE official website, and one of the things it says you can do to increase security is: One can run wine inside a chroot jail. So what exactly is a "chroot ...
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apt-get can't find Kodi package dependencies inside chroot

I am currently trying to figure out a way to install and run certain programs on Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus4 without running out of space on the 2G system partition. apt-get can't install to other ...
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Access to Files Outside the Home Directory Chroot - For every Users

I want to allow access to /var/www/dev/ to every user in my system (+50) via their home directory (so they can access via FTP with chroot_local_user=YES) For one particular user I can do: mkdir ...
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Set up persistent custom resolution

I'm using a chromebook Pixel 2, with a 2560x1700 (3:2) display. My goal is to use a smaller 3:2 resolution. For a while now, I've been using a few commands to reset the resolution on my Chroot of ...
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cant start unity/ubuntu

yesterday i installed ubuntu and was able to use it and log into it, today i cant use chronos@localhost to start it. i type sudo startunity but all it says is chronos@localhost / $ sudo startunity ...
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run mumble server in chroot?

I'm a Linux beginner and I want to run a mumble server (murmurd) in a chroot jail (Ubuntu 14.04). So far, I have created my jail folder ( /var/jails/murmurd ) and copied in all lib dependencies there ...
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Can't get internet working in Chroot environment (from Live USB)

I got a "kernel panic" error in my Ubuntu 14.04, thus I'm trying to update to newest kernel using Live Ubuntu USB. I am following this guide to chroot into broken Ubuntu from Live USB, but I cannot ...
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Trying to start CUPS service on a Chromebook running Ubuntu 14.04 via crouton

Some background: I'm trying to set up CUPS on my Chromebook running Ubuntu 14.04 via crouton. I've downloaded and installed the necessary files and I am trying to get the CUPS service running. I have ...
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How do I dual boot my phone to Ubuntu without bricking my phone? [duplicate]

I want to dual-boot my HTC M9 so I can run Ubuntu without rooting the handset. How can I do so safely?
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How to cleanup Ubuntu SDK chroots?

I have many chroots created by Ubuntu SDK, automatically mounted at boot: $ df -h Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on udev 1,9G 0 1,9G 0% ...
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Installing smart card drivers from .tar file. Running chroot unity/precise (14.04) on chromebook

I have a problem with installing smart card drivers on chroot ubuntu 14.04. I am runnin asus chromebook. At first I used developer mode to install linux which I access with : sudo startunity I ...
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viewing access levels with ftp and sftp

Client Win7 running filezilla Server Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, running vsftpd I have successfully installed vsftpd on my Ubuntu machine and I can login via the command line (ftp localhost) and remotely via ...
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Problems creating click chroot for 14.10 [closed]

I'm running 15.04 - trying to create a click chroot for 14.10 armhf: works with 14.04, 15.04 but fails with 14.10. Is 14.10 removed? outpout as follows: rp@rp-XPS:~$ click framework list ...
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Failed to complete chroot setup on Toshiba Chromebook 2

I am receiving the following failure when attempting to install chroot on a Chromebook 2: Fetching CRAS (branch 1006126d3a9b1ebeecfc549be4ade745a5ff7bfc)... --2015-10-10 06:53:12-- ...
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apache2 server upstart problem after “/” patch permission change due to sftp chroot

I face some permission problem with my apache server in ubuntu 12.04 Server worked fine until I setup sftp with chroot folder. In order to be able chroot,I had to change owner of "/" to root and ...
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-Chroot- Ubuntu KDE Network Manageer

I'm running Ubuntu KDE through Crouton on the ChromeOS, and the network manager doesn't seem to show up (doesn't show up on XFCE either). I tried running it "Unknown Command". I tried reinstalling the ...
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Can I have more than 1 chroot directories?

According to the link: http://www.krizna.com/ubuntu/setup-ftp-server-on-ubuntu-14-04-vsftpd/. At the step number 8, he said "ChrootDirectory %h" for group "ftpaccess". My question is: Can we have ...
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Need help installing VirtualBox on ubuntu 12.04

I am running on chroot and the log file reads : Uninstalling modules from DKMS Attempting to install using DKMS Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxhost/5.0.2/source -> ...
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Chrubuntu struggles

So I had downloaded and got Linux unity on my acer CB3-111. All was working fine until I switched my unit back on and had this screen in my Terminal after my attempt to 'sudo startunity' like usual.. ...