issue - Man Page

prelogin message and identification 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.



See Also

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

Referenced By

motd(5), systemd.system-credentials(7).

2022-10-30 Linux man-pages 6.7