chgrp—Change the group ownership of files

chgrp [–Rcfv] [—recursive] [—changes] [—silent] [—quiet] [—verbose] [—help] [—version] group file…

This manual page documents the GNU version of chgrp. chgrp changes the group ownership of each given file to the named group, which can be either a group name or a numeric group ID.


–c, —changesVerbosely describe only files whose ownership actually changes.
–f, —silent, —quietDo not print error messages about files whose ownership cannot be changed.
–v, —verboseVerbosely describe ownership changes.
–R, —recursiveRecursively change ownership of directories and their contents.
—helpPrint a usage message on standard output and exit successfully.
—versionPrint version information on standard output, then exit successfully.

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