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I am a newbie to the Linux world, and I need to make a shell script that will display "Welcome (username), today is (date), and it is now (time)"
I went and bought 3 books, with not much help there, and did search after search, and can't figure it out. Please Help!
Just put the last 2 lines of the code at the end of each users ~/.bash_profile script. Or probably better is to save the above code into a file called "/bin/welcome.sh", chmod the file 755 and then you just need to put "welcome.sh" at the bottom of the users .bash_profile files. This also gives you the option to change it for all users in one place.
If you want to make it the default for new users then put the per user code at the bottom of:
i am way confused, i understand the script, but there are 15 users and how do i use pico to edit thst snd add those lines of code to it. I just started learning linux 1 month ago, so i'm not too great with it.