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Simple Python-based setuid+setgid+setgroups+exec. A port of

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Simple Python-based setuid+setgid+setgroups+exec. A port of

  • Free software: BSD license


pip install pysu


Usage: pysu [-h] user[:group] command

Change user and exec command.

positional arguments:
user command
optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit


To run the all tests run:



0.2.0 (2016-05-06)

  • Allow using “:group” as argument, just like gosu (it will use the current user, but with the given group).

0.1.0 (2016-04-19)

  • First release on PyPI.

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