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Unix Version 7 - man page for chown (v7 section 1)

CHOWN(1)				       General Commands Manual					     CHOWN(1)

NAME
chown, chgrp - change owner or group
SYNOPSIS
chown owner file ... chgrp group file ...
DESCRIPTION
Chown changes the owner of the files to owner. The owner may be either a decimal UID or a login name found in the password file. Chgrp changes the group-ID of the files to group. The group may be either a decimal GID or a group name found in the group-ID file. Only the super-user can change owner or group, in order to simplify as yet unimplemented accounting proce- dures.
FILES
/etc/passwd /etc/group
SEE ALSO
chown(2), passwd(5), group(5) CHOWN(1)


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