CHOWN User Commands
chown - Change Ownership
chown [OPTIONS] USERNAME FILESPEC
chown [OPTIONS] USERNAME:GROUP FILESPEC
This command alters the Ownership of FILESPEC. Wildcards may be used to
alter a set of files or directories. This sets the new owner to USERNAME.
If GROUP is supplied the command will change both the Ownership and the
When wildcards are used this applies the change recursively through
Alter Ownership of a directory. This option is required when changing
the ownership on one or more directories. This is necessary to signal
the intent in wildcard and recursive actions.
Provides additional detail when changes occur.
HELP Topics: USERS