This inability to easily set umask is not specific to Kubuntu or Dolphin. It happens since at least 17.04 probably related to use of systemd.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-session/+bug/1701757 https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-terminal/+bug/1685754 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=780622 Before 17.04 just setting your favorite umask in /etc/login.defs did the job once and for all. ** Bug watch added: GNOME Bug Tracker #780622 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=780622 -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Bugs, which is subscribed to Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1759140 Title: Dolphin does not apply UMASK To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kio/+bug/1759140/+subscriptions -- ubuntu-bugs mailing list email@example.com https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-bugs