fakeroot - provides a faked root environment suitable for many tasks

Property Value
Distribution Slackware 14.1
Repository Salix x86_64
Package filename fakeroot-1.20-x86_64-1gv.txz
Package name fakeroot
Package version 1.20
Package release 1gv
Package architecture x86_64
Package type txz
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer -
Download size 71.00 KB
Installed size 284.00 KB
Fakeroot makes it possible to run commands in an environment faking
root privileges. This is done by setting LD_PRELOAD to libfakeroot.so,
which provides wrappers around getuid, chown, chmod, mknod, stat, and
so on, thereby creating a fake root environment.


Package Version Architecture Repository
fakeroot-1.20-i486-1gv.txz 1.20 i486 Salix
fakeroot-1.12.4-x86_64-3_slack.txz 1.12.4 x86_64 Slackonly
fakeroot-1.12.4-i486-3_slack.txz 1.12.4 i486 Slackonly
fakeroot - - -


Type URL
Mirror download.salixos.org
Binary Package fakeroot-1.20-x86_64-1gv.txz
Source Package -

Install Howto

  1. Download fakeroot-1.20-x86_64-1gv.txz
  2. Install fakeroot txz package:
    # upgradepkg --install-new fakeroot-1.20-x86_64-1gv.txz

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