GUI login banner at console?

H.S. hs.samix at
Thu Mar 20 15:42:24 UTC 2008

Scott R. Ehrlich wrote:
> I've just installed 7.10 64-bit on a workstation and want to produce a 
> multi-line text banner with an acknowledgement button (OK/Yes/whatever) on 
> the console before the username/password prompt appears.
> Under CentOS or Fedora, I would place /usr/bin/gdialog --yesno "This is my 
> long intro banner..." in /etc/X11/Xsession just after the first batch of 
> comment lines.
> What would be the equivalent way for Ubuntu Gutsy?

You probably want to look in the following files (I am assuming you are
gunning GDM login manager):
/etc/gdm/gdm.conf  /etc/gdm/gdm.conf-custom


> Thanks.
> Scott

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