Information at login

David C. Curtis dave.c.curtis at
Sun Nov 14 03:50:56 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 08:59 -0600, Smokin Chevy wrote:
> On my 10.04 servers it will show me when I ssh in that it has X number
> of updates and if a reboot is currently required for a past update.
> 10.10 does not.  How can I make it display that upon login.  I assume
> it is probably in one of the . login files in the user's home.

No, that's part of the motd which is controlled by pam. See 'man
pam_motd' and /etc/pam.d/sshd.

Do you have .hushlogin in your user dir?


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