Make newly created directories 0775 by default

Dick Seabrook dick.seabrook at
Sat Feb 2 21:41:11 UTC 2008

2008/2/2 Excalibur Xcalibur <excalibur.xcalibur at>:

> Hi all,
>           Presently when somebody creates a directory, it's 0755. i.e. not
> writable by the group. I have a file server and would like to change this
> default property such that when somebody created a directory it's 0775.
> i.e. writable by the group. For my file server, this is a must as users of
> the same group need to be able to edit each others folders. Thanks.
> --
> Peter "Excalibur"
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You probably need to set your umask to 0002 instead of 0022
Check your manual for instructions for your shell.
Dick S.

Dick Seabrook ~ Anne Arundel Community College ~ Speed the Net!
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