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ISSUE

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)
Updated: 1993-07-24
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NAME

issue - pre-login 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)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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