Am 25.01.2015 um 20:19 schrieb Russ Allbery: > Josh Triplett <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> But not the Debian default. Debian defaults to "UsePAM yes" and >> "PrintMotd no", and uses PAM to print the motd. > > Right, which I think is a bad idea, for the reasons stated earlier in this > thread. :) I think the way to go here is to use the update-motd.d stuff > to generate an MOTD file at boot Why run this on every boot? If the update-motd.d interface is supposed to also show information like list of outdated packages, etc, wouldn't some other mechanism to trigger an update, be better. I suggested a cron job, but maybe there are better ways, like apt hooks, dpkg triggers, etc. Michael -- Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the universe are pointed away from Earth?
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