issue

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 identifi-
       cation 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
       /etc/issue

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

COLOPHON
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       latest    version    of    this    page,    can     be     found     at
       https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

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