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Re: clear screen on logout

At 12:32 PM 29/04/97 -0400, Jens B. Jorgensen wrote:
>mgetty, agetty & mingetty use /etc/issue (by default, though this
>is of course configurable for mgetty and agetty) rather than motd.
>(I wonder what uses /etc/motd?) So, you can run (as root, of course):
>clear >> /etc/issue
>(no need to save original issue, as ">>" appends to the file rather
>than writing over it).

This won't work right - >> appends to the end of the file and what'll
happen is that the issue will spit out and then clear with "name login: "


Karl Ferguson
Tower Networking Pty Ltd   Tel: +61-8-9456-0000     karl@tower.net.au
t/a STAR Online Services   Fax: +61-8-9455-2776     karl@debian.org

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