What's this landscape stuff about?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Wed Sep 9 13:30:57 UTC 2009

Siggy Brentrup wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 22:35 -0500, Chris Mohler wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 8, 2009 at 8:58 PM, Siggy Brentrup<ubuntu at psycho.i21k.de>
>> wrote:
>> > I suggest you read "man motd" on any Unix system to learn what this
>> > file is good for.  I happen to run Ubuntu, pure Debian, OpenBSD, Irix
>> > and Ultrix, all of them agree in the essentials.
>> Why else would I mention fortune?  My only point is that you can
>> change motd to display whatever you wish.  Nothing to get bent out of
>> shape about IMO.
> Thanks for hinting me at landscape-common which I indeed installed
> from the main archive after reading it's long description - now it's
> purged.  

I have two VMs built from JeOS/jaunty on which this got installed 
automatically - so I didn't even get to read the description.  One of them 
was for distribution to students, so I really didn't appreciate it.

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