Recursively assign ownership to files and folders

To change the ownership of all files and folders with a certain group and / or user insight the current folder recursively you can run the following command:

$> sudo find . -group OLDGROUP -user OLDUSER -exec chown NEWUSER:NEWGROUP {} \;

This way you can set the owning group and / or user.

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