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How to disable Web Console and Red Hat Insights prompt on login to RHEL8 via SSH?

Whenever I log into my RHEL8 server via SSH, I get these lines printed: Web console: https://<myserver>:9090/ or https://<myip>:9090/ This system is not registered to Red Hat Insights. ...
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Removing Ubuntu 18.04 motd

Anyone know exactly which package(s) to remove to git rid of all the login cruft on Ubuntu 18.04? Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-52-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help....
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SSH Show motd without re-connect

As the title say I'm setting up the motd scripts for my server, in the directory: /etc/update-motd.d/ I want to see them without re-connect to ssh, there is a command to display the ssh motd?
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Unable/remove last login information from MOTD when login using a shell into Linux /Slackware 13.37/

I am configuring a Linux machine(Slackware 13.37) which should print some instructions right after user login. The user will login using a shell (keyboard and monitor connected directly with the Linux ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS: MOTD always displays the same packages to be updated

Since yesterday I always get this message when I log in via SSH: 2 packages can be updated. 0 updates are security updates. There's nothing to be updated running apt-get update and apt-get upgrade: ...
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SSH MOTD per user

I want to display banner (welcome message) for SSH users with a specific welcome message for each user.
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How do I edit the SSH "last login" message?

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 easy-to-...
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Identify mystery output on ssh login

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 ...
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How to configure the login message in Ubuntu?

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 3.2.0-...
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How to make a dynamic motd-module in Puppet?

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 ...
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There are two MOTD's shown when I login to my server using SSH

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 ...
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Is it possible to put commands in /etc/motd?

Can I put shell commands in the /etc/motd login banner file? I have tried: $(uptime) and `uptime` Is this possible?
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