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How can a user change default file creation permission ?

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Is there any way to change default permission of file creation in linux ?

posted Nov 17, 2015 by Vikram Singh

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In Linux/Unix shells (bash or sh) we have umask which controls the file creation permission. Say you set the umask to 022 as

$ umask 022

New files created would be with the permission of 755 (777 & !022)

answer Nov 18, 2015 by Salil Agrawal
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