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Re: How to change default umask in Stretch?




On 07-08-17, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 07:02:14PM +0200, Dejan Jocic wrote:
> > Ehh, disregard please. Just checked with gnome-terminal here, and it did
> > respect umask settings in .profile. But gedit did not.
> 
> If gnome-terminal is reading .profile, that means it must be running
> your shell as a login shell, which is a questionable practice.
> 
> Yet another strike against GNOME, if true.
> 

I run all my shells in terminal as login shells, because I prefer it
that way. If you do not like it, do not do it :P It has nothing to do
with Gnome.