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Anyone know what file is starting the MOTD that is getting on my nerves? I looked in /etc/rc.d/ and did not see anything. But i may have missed it. I ...
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    MOTD


    Anyone know what file is starting the MOTD that is getting on my nerves? I looked in /etc/rc.d/ and did not see anything. But i may have missed it. I now consider myself the Uber lamest man on the planet of earth....

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    motd is read from /etc/motd

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    Erm, what does MOTD stand for?

    Twas Match of the Day in my youth.
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    MOTD means "Message of The Day", it is read from the text file and displayed to users upon login via a SSH/Telnet connection.

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    Ta!
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