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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.