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Old 02-13-2010, 03:24 PM   #1
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Hi everyone,

Can anyone tell me how i can put an scipt into the motd file? For example if i want to know how many users are logged on while i log in.

Any ideas? Or is it just not possible?
Old 02-13-2010, 04:09 PM   #2
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The motd file is a plain text file that the profile script cats to the user.

To have a script run when you log in, put it in a script named .bash_profile (assuming that you use bash as a shell) in your home directory, or for all users, add it to /etc/profile

Hope that helps,

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