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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Umask, in Desktop(gnome) Post 302147614 by blesets on Tuesday 27th of November 2007 10:56:25 PM
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Umask, in Desktop(gnome)

I want user, have umask 007, i just add in .bashrc and working, but our user using GDM for login, so I just add umask in /etc/profile. Is ther other way to put umask than in /etc/profile if using GDM?

How to make .bash_profile with our define(default with my setting).

Thank you.
 
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PAM_UMASK(8)							 Linux-PAM Manual						      PAM_UMASK(8)

NAME
pam_umask - PAM module to set the file mode creation mask SYNOPSIS
pam_umask.so [debug] [silent] [usergroups] [umask=mask] DESCRIPTION
pam_umask is a PAM module to set the file mode creation mask of the current environment. The umask affects the default permissions assigned to newly created files. The PAM module tries to get the umask value from the following places in the following order: o umask= argument o umask= entry of the users GECOS field o pri= entry of the users GECOS field o ulimit= entry of the users GECOS field o UMASK= entry from /etc/default/login o UMASK entry from /etc/login.defs OPTIONS
debug Print debug information. silent Don't print informative messages. usergroups If the user is not root and the username is the same as primary group name, the umask group bits are set to be the same as owner bits (examples: 022 -> 002, 077 -> 007). umask=mask Sets the calling process's file mode creation mask (umask) to mask & 0777. The value is interpreted as Octal. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
Only the session type is provided. RETURN VALUES
PAM_SUCCESS The new umask was set successfully. PAM_SERVICE_ERR No username was given. PAM_USER_UNKNOWN User not known. EXAMPLES
Add the following line to /etc/pam.d/login to set the user specific umask at login: session optional pam_umask.so umask=0022 SEE ALSO
pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7) AUTHOR
pam_umask was written by Thorsten Kukuk <kukuk@thkukuk.de>. Linux-PAM Manual 06/04/2011 PAM_UMASK(8)

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