issue(5) — Linux manual page


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

NAME         top

       issue - prelogin message and identification file

DESCRIPTION         top

       /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.

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SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                          1993-07-24                       ISSUE(5)

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