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NAME

issue - prelogin message and identification file

CONTENTS

Description
Files
Colophon

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 3.44 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/.


Linux ISSUE (5) 1993-07-24
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