- Change the owner of a file/folder:chgrp [group] [path/to/file]- Recursively change the owner of a folder and its contents:chgrp -R [group] [path/to/folder]- Change the owner of a symbolic link:chgrp -h [user] [path/to/symlink]- Change the owner of a file/folder to match a reference file:chgrp --reference=[path/to/reference_file] [path/to/file]
chgrp [,OPTION/]... ,GROUP FILE/... chgrp [,OPTION/]... ,--reference=RFILE FILE/...
Change the group of each FILE to GROUP. With --reference, change the group of each FILE to that of RFILE.
The following options modify how a hierarchy is traversed when the -R option is also specified. If more than one is specified, only the final one takes effect.
Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report chgrp translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/>
Copyright © 2016 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
Full documentation at: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/chgrp> or available locally via: info '(coreutils) chgrp invocation'