NAME | DESCRIPTION | FILES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

ISSUE(5)                  Linux Programmer's Manual                 ISSUE(5)

NAME         top

       issue - prelogin message and identification file

DESCRIPTION         top

       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         top

       /etc/issue

SEE ALSO         top

       motd(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            1993-07-24                         ISSUE(5)