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welcome(1)						      General Commands Manual							welcome(1)

welcome - prints out a nice welcome message with useful statistics SYNTAX
The command makes a graphic box over box and prints out the time, day, and system stats assumes that the file /etc/motd exists. SEE ALSO
/etc/motd AUTHOR
Jim King (pulsar) Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High '88. welcome(1)

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PAM_MOTD(8)							 Linux-PAM Manual						       PAM_MOTD(8)

pam_motd - Display the motd file SYNOPSIS [motd=/path/filename] DESCRIPTION
pam_motd is a PAM module that can be used to display arbitrary motd (message of the day) files after a successful login. By default the /etc/motd file is shown. The message size is limited to 64KB. OPTIONS
motd=/path/filename The /path/filename file is displayed as message of the day. noupdate Don't run the scripts in /etc/update-motd.d to refresh the motd file. MODULE TYPES PROVIDED
Only the session module type is provided. RETURN VALUES
PAM_IGNORE This is the only return value of this module. EXAMPLES
The suggested usage for /etc/pam.d/login is: session optional motd=/etc/motd SEE ALSO
motd(5), pam.conf(5), pam.d(5), pam(7), update-motd(5) AUTHOR
pam_motd was written by Ben Collins <>. Linux-PAM Manual 09/19/2013 PAM_MOTD(8)
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