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Re: How to change default umask in Stretch?

On 07-08-17, Garrett R. wrote:
> Terminal confirms my umask is 022. That is, my entries at login.defs, xsessionrc, etc are not working.
> Thank you for your assistance, Greg. Before asking here, my research indicated gnome is the problem and it is because of systemd that there is a problem. I assumed because gnome is default on debian, you might have some insight. 
> Thank you for your efforts, much appreciated.

Depends on terminal. If you use xterm under Gnome, it will respect umask
settings, wherever those are, global or local in .profile or .bashrc.
But gnome-terminal does not respect those settings. Guess that you
should file bug against gnome.