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Manual pages about using a GNU/Linux system

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Linux kernel and C library user-space interface documentation

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

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 5.00 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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