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advanced tool for simulating superuser privileges

The pseudo utility offers a way to run commands in a virtualized "root" environment, allowing ordinary users to run commands which give the illusion of creating device nodes, changing file ownership, and otherwise doing things necessary for creating distribution packages or filesystems.

Pseudo has a lot of similarities to fakeroot but is a new implementation that improves on the problems seen using fakeroot. Pseudo is now extensively used by Poky as a replacement to fakeroot but can also be used standalone in many other use cases.

Tags: Software Development: Build Tool, Implemented in: C, Role: Program, Scope: Utility

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 100.6 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 104.5 kB405.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 99.4 kB388.0 kB [list of files]
armel 90.8 kB340.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 92.1 kB280.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 95.7 kB379.0 kB [list of files]
i386 107.5 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 (unofficial port) 114.2 kB637.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 95.3 kB351.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 100.2 kB441.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 100.0 kB398.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 104.4 kB577.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 106.4 kB572.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 94.3 kB321.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 98.0 kB404.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 103.8 kB336.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 87.6 kB389.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 102.4 kB357.0 kB [list of files]