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man pages section 5: File Formats

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Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

issue(5)

Name

issue - issue identification file

Description

The file /etc/issue contains the issue or project identification to be printed as a login prompt. issue is an ASCII file that is read by program ttymon and then written to any terminal spawned or respawned, prior to the normal prompt.

Files

/etc/issue

See Also

login(1), ttymon(8)