umask

How To Install Umask In Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, CentOS, Fedora, Raspbian And MacOS?

How To Install Umask In Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, CentOS, Fedora, Raspbian And MacOS?

umask

Manage the read/write/execute permissions that are masked out (i.e. restricted) for newly created files by the user.

Maintainer: Shengjing Zhu



Section: admin

Install umask

  • Debian apt-get install execline Click to copy
  • Ubuntu apt-get install execline Click to copy
  • Alpine OS apk add bash Click to copy
  • Arch Linux pacman -S bash Click to copy
  • Kali Linux apt-get install execline Click to copy
  • CentOS yum install bash Click to copy
  • Fedora dnf install bash Click to copy
  • Raspbian apt-get install bash Click to copy
  • macOS brew install bash Click to copy

Manage the read/write/execute permissions that are masked out (i.e. restricted) for newly created files by the user.

How to use umask?

Below are few example commands for umask that you can use in the terminal.

Display the current mask in octal notation:
umaskClick to copy
Display the current mask in symbolic (human-readable) mode:
umask -SClick to copy
Change the mask symbolically to allow read permission for all users (the rest of the mask bits are unchanged):
umask a+rClick to copy
Set the mask (using octal) to restrict no permissions for the file's owner, and restrict all permissions for everyone else:
umask 077Click to copy
Installation of latest umask command is available for Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine, Arch, Kali, CentOS, Fedora, Raspbian and macOS. You can copy the command for your OS from above and paste it into your terminal. Once you run the command it will download the 2023 latest package from the repository and install it in your computer/server.