how to remove ssh login mesg?

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Mon Mar 5 23:05:07 UTC 2012

On 03/05/2012 06:58 AM, Chris Green wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 04, 2012 at 10:49:31PM -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
>> On 03/04/2012 06:51 PM, Alan Pope wrote:
>>> Hash: SHA1
>>> On 04/03/12 23:00, Rajeev Prasad wrote:
>>>> when i log into my ubuntu server i get this mesg: can i remove it?
>>>> how?
>>>> Welcome to Ubuntu 11.10 (GNU/Linux 3.0.0-14-generic x86_64)
>>> Edit /etc/motd to change that text.
>> "Message Of The Day"
>> just type motd to see it
>> Anyone logging in sees it. It's a message from the sysop to the
>> users. A great place for ASCII art. Old Skool stuff... especially
>> from the days of telnet.<goes AHhhhh! from the memories>  :) Ric
> Or, if you just want to get rid of the message for a particular user,
> create the file .hushlogin in that user's home directory.

touch ~/.hushlogin

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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