How to change the group of a folder in Linux system

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Hi Guys,

I have one folder that is assigned to a group. Now I want to change the group of this folder. How can I do that?

Aug 14, 2020 in Linux Administration by akhtar
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Hi@akhtar,

You can use chgrp command in your Linux system. This command has the capability to change the group of a folder. I have attached one example below.

$  chgrp mygroup Music/
$ ls -ld Music/
drwxr-xr-x. 2 root mygroup 6 Jul 26 18:55 Music/

answered Aug 14, 2020 by MD
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