issue man page

issue — prelogin message and identification file

Description

The file /etc/issue is a text file which contains a message or system identification to be printed before the login prompt. It may contain various @char and \char sequences, if supported by the getty-type program employed on the system.

Files

/etc/issue

See Also

motd(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)

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Referenced By

motd(5).

1993-07-24 Linux Linux Programmer's Manual