ISSUE(5) Linux Programmer's Manual ISSUE(5)NAMEissue - prelogin message and identification file
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 pro‐
gram employed on the system.
SEE ALSOmotd(5), agetty(8), mingetty(8)COLOPHON
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