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

issue - prelogin message and identification 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.

/etc/issue

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

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