Altering the default umask in ubuntu/kubuntu

Gabriel Dragffy dragffy at
Sun Apr 9 12:43:57 UTC 2006

In that case do you know if there's an appropriate command that will search 
through these config files, and find the term umask. I reckon it'll be 
somewhere on my /home? I don't even know how to do this.


On Sunday 09 April 2006 20:28, Hamster wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Apr 2006 20:09:26 +0800
> Gabriel Dragffy <dragffy at> wrote:
> > Does this mean that it's simply not possible in KDE? That all my new
> > files will be created with 022 permissions and then I must make sure
> > I change them to my desired setting? Wow! What a hiccup!
> I'd be *very* surprised if you couldn't.
> There has to be a kde rc file somewhere that allows you to use the
> umask command! I doubt you can set this up from within KDE itself, but
> edit the right rc file and you should be fine.
> H.

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