chgrp command with its examples

  • About chgrp : To change the group ownership
  • Comes From : coreutils-8.4-9.el6.i686

Examples :

1. To change the files group

$ chgrp SUPPORT file.txt

2. To see the status if the files group has been changed after firing the command

$ chgrp -c SUPPORt file.txt

3. To suppress any errors while changing

$ chgrp -f SUPPORT file.txt

4. To change the groups recursively

$ chgrp -R SUPPORt /dir/

5. To see the verbose output for every change is being made by command

$ chgrp -v SUPPORt file.txt

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