troubleshooting Question

Changing ownership when extracting tar

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Hello.

I use the following to extract files:
      tar -xvf

The problem is that my files were tarred from a place where a owner user was called "olduser" and only that owner had permissions over most of the files.

"olduser" does not exist on my new box, it has been replaced with the owner of "newuser"

How can I extract the files, but at the same time replace all ownership from "olduser" to "newuser" ?
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