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My umask is 0022, but when I download a file (using Firefox 40b11) it is created with umask 0026 (-rw-r-----). No clue where the issue is, if I'm even asking in the right forum. I'm on Mint 10 (sorry, there is no "AskMint"), Gnome desktop. I'd like downloaded files to be -rw-r--r-- so they are shareable without having to change permissions every time.

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this should really be tagged "umask " but I'm not allowed to create a new tag... – nameanyone Feb 13 '11 at 5:25
What are the file-permissions of the directory you download into? – Bernard Decock Feb 13 '11 at 18:43
drwxrwxr-x, why? – nameanyone Feb 15 '11 at 4:06
There is a similar bug in Ubuntu 13.04 and 13.10 since at least Firefox 24. This doesn't happen with Firefox 20 so the issue is probably related to Firefox. Link: – user206338 Oct 22 '13 at 20:45
up vote 0 down vote accepted

Actually, I'm getting the same issue on Mac OS X 10.6, Firefox 4.0b11. Looks like it's a Firefox bug.

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Thanks for confirming, I was considering that as well. I will accept your answer later, unless someone proves it wrong of course. – nameanyone Feb 22 '11 at 19:23

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