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How to use chown command to change linux user ownership of a file

To change the owner of a file, we can use the Linux chown command.

Syntax for the chown command is chown <new_owner> <file_name>

[[email protected] chowntest]# ls -l
total 0
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Jul  6 06:31 chowntest
[[email protected] chowntest]# chown christy chowntest
[[email protected] chowntest]# ls -l
total 0
-rw-r--r-- 1 christy root 0 Jul  6 06:31 chowntest
[[email protected] chowntest]#

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