chgrp - change group ownership of files
chgrp [options] group file...
POSIX options: [-R]
GNU options (shortest form): [-cfvR] [--help] [--version]
chgrp changes the group ownership of each given file to
group, which can be either a group name or a numeric group
-R Recursively change the group ownership of directories
and their contents. (And continue even when errors are
Verbosely describe the action for each file whose group
-f, --silent, --quiet
Do not print error messages about files whose group
cannot be changed.
Act on symbolic links themselves instead of what they
point to. Only available if the lchown system call is
Verbosely describe the action or non-action taken for
Recursively change the group ownership of directories
and their contents.
GNU STANDARD OPTIONS
Print a usage message on standard output and exit suc-
Print version information on standard output, then exit
-- Terminate option list.
The variables LANG, LC_ALL, LC_CTYPE and LC_MESSAGES have
the usual meaning.
POSIX 1003.2 only requires the -R option. Use of other
options may not be portable.
This page describes chgrp as found in the fileutils-3.16
package; other versions may differ slightly. Mail correc-
tions and additions to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org and
email@example.com. Report bugs in the program to