|ISSUE(5)||Linux Programmer's Manual||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.
SEE ALSO¶motd(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)
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