When saving a file (download) in the download directory witch has username x and group y set with stickybits on (ubuntu 13.04) firefox saves the file with user and groupname x and permisions 0600. I have a program looking automatically for files in my download folder and it does that with the group permissions (y). Before today that always worked but now something changed... update?... If I create a file myself in the Download directory it takes the x/y user/group and 664 rights (umask 0002). What changed in firefox that it doesn'r respect the umask of the folder anymore?
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hello skaynl, please try to upgrade to firefox 25 which got released today and should contain a fix for this issue. thank you!
Thanks for the fix in the new version!!! Ubuntu 13.10 posted the update today (October 30, 2013)too so I didn't have to search for how to add a a source or anything. Just ran all updates and Firefox version 25 is now installed and the saved files have the right access permissions.
This problem is back in version 26!