issue (5)

NAME

issue - prelogin message and identification file

DESCRIPTION

/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)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
July 24, 1993
Page created
February 9, 2018
Page generated
December 2, 2018