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Ubuntu Unleashed 2013 Edition: Covering 12.10 and 13.04, Eighth Edition by Matthew Helmke

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Changing File Permissions with chown

You can use the chown command to change the owner of a file:

matthew@seymour:~$ chown matthew filename

You can also use the chown command to change the group of a file at the same time:

matthew@seymour:~$ chown matthew:wheel filename

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