Make newly created directories 0775 by default

Brian Chadwick brianchad at
Sun Feb 3 01:38:34 UTC 2008

Excalibur Xcalibur wrote:
> 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" 

edit /etc/bashrc

change umask 022 to umask 002.

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