CHOWN(8) System Manager's Manual CHOWN(8)
chown - change owner
/etc/chown [ -f ] owner file ...
Chown changes the owner of the files to owner. The owner may be either
a decimal UID or a login name found in the password file.
Only the super-user can change owner, in order to simplify accounting
procedures. No errors are reported when the -f (force) option is
chgrp(1), chown(2), passwd(5), group(5)
4th Berkeley Distribution 18 July 1983 CHOWN(8)