I edited the default /etc/update-motd.d/00-header, adding some color to make it easier to read: printf "Welcome to \e[1;34m%s\e[0m \e[2m(%s %s %s)\e[0m\n" "$DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION" "$(uname -o)" ...
I would like to edit the Last login: information that is printed out along with the message of the day, yet I can't find the script which generates and echoes out. Where is it defined, in an ...
How can I find where this dbus-launch error output is coming from? At first I thought it was related to motd but I currently have that disabled. X11Forwarding is turned off in my sshd_config as well ...
Each time I SSH into my AWS Ubuntu servers I see a system information message, showing load, memory usage and packages available to install, like this: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (GNU/Linux ...
We are using Puppet to generate our /etc/motd file. Unfortunately the hostnames do not always have the same length. This creates a /etc/motd with sometimes a space too much or too little after the ...
I've read Stop ssh login from printing motd from the client?, however my situation is a bit different : I want to keep Banner /path/to/sometxt serverside I would like to pass an option under ...
I wanted to change the MOTD that is shown when you login to a computer on a TTY, which seems to work, but somehow, it doesn't just show the MOTD in /etc/motd and /etc/update-motd.d/, but also another ...
Can I put shell commands in the /etc/motd login banner file? I have tried: $(uptime) and `uptime` Is this possible?