Scientific Operations



CHOWN(VIII)                   2/8/75                  CHOWN(VIII)



NAME
     chown - change owner

SYNOPSIS
     chown owner file ...

DESCRIPTION
     The user-ID of the files is changed to owner.  The owner may
     be either a decimal UID or a login name found in  the  pass-
     word file.

     Only  the  super-user  is  allowed  to change the owner of a
     file, in order to simplify as yet  unimplemented  accounting
     procedures.

FILES
     /etc/passwd

SEE ALSO
     chgrp(VIII)

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