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Prelogin message and identification file.

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1993-07-24
ISSUE(5)                            Linux Programmer's Manual                            ISSUE(5)

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)

COLOPHON

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