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Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (5)

Updated: 1993-07-24

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NAME

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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NAME

DESCRIPTION

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