ISSUE(5)                  (1993-07-24)                   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.

     FILES
          /etc/issue

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

     COLOPHON
          This page is part of release 5.10 of the Linux man-pages
          project.  A description of the project, information about
          reporting bugs, and the latest version of this page, can be
          found at https://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.

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