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CHGRP(1)								FSF								  CHGRP(1)

NAME
chgrp - change group ownership
SYNOPSIS
chgrp [OPTION]... GROUP FILE... chgrp [OPTION]... --reference=RFILE FILE...
DESCRIPTION
Change the group membership of each FILE to GROUP. -c, --changes like verbose but report only when a change is made --dereference affect the referent of each symbolic link, rather than the symbolic link itself -h, --no-dereference affect symbolic links instead of any referenced file (available only on systems that can change the ownership of a symlink) -f, --silent, --quiet suppress most error messages --reference=RFILE use RFILE's group rather than the specified GROUP value -R, --recursive operate on files and directories recursively -v, --verbose output a diagnostic for every file processed --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit
AUTHOR
Written by David MacKenzie.
REPORTING BUGS
Report bugs to <bug-coreutils@gnu.org>.
COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICU- LAR PURPOSE.
SEE ALSO
The full documentation for chgrp is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and chgrp programs are properly installed at your site, the command info chgrp should give you access to the complete manual. chgrp (coreutils) 4.5.3 February 2003 CHGRP(1)