Linux Commands: Change file owner and group


chown-Linux Command

chown Command- Change file owner and group

Syntax:
chown [Options]... NewOwner File...

chown [Options]... :Group File...

chown [Options]... --reference=RFILE File...

 

Description: The chown command changes the ownership of a file or files. This command is useful methods that root can use to shift file ownership from one user to another. An ordinary user may not change the ownership of files, not even her own files.

Example:

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