I've just been asked a question about changing the ownership of files from one Unix user to another, and thought it probably makes sense to have a quick post on it.
File ownership in Unix
Just to give you a quick reminder, I'd like to confirm that every single file in Unix belongs to some user and some group. There simply isn't a way to create a file without assigning ownership. I've briefly touched the topic of confirming file ownership in Unix before, so today I will simply build on that and show you how to change ownership of files.