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Old 11-18-2011, 03:30 PM   #1
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How to change linux startup text?


I'm using Debian 6 with a command line interface and I want to change the message that the OS displays after I log in. Can anyone please tell me where that message is located so I can change it?

Last edited by venom4u31; 11-18-2011 at 03:40 PM. Reason: Apparently I'm a noob at this and couldn't express myself properly.
 
Old 11-18-2011, 03:36 PM   #2
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I dont know debian, .. but have you tried to put a boot code "loglevel=2" or "quiet" in the grub or extlinux configuration file?
 
Old 11-18-2011, 03:39 PM   #3
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I dont know debian, .. but have you tried to put a boot code "loglevel=2" or "quiet" in the grub or extlinux configuration file?
I meant the message displayed after login. Here's a sample:
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Old 11-18-2011, 03:42 PM   #4
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Check the content of /etc/motd and/or /etc/issue. If one of them matches the displayed message, nullify it or
Code:
touch $HOME/.hushlogin

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Old 11-18-2011, 04:09 PM   #5
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Check the content of /etc/motd and/or /etc/issue. If one of them matches the displayed message, nullify it or
Code:
touch $HOME/.hushlogin
That's it! /etc/issue That's where those messages are! Thanks a lot!

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