I would like to pipe my tty number through figlet (ASCII generator) for the /etc/issue (message shown before login). Obviously this means I can't just update it from /etc/rc.local. On my system ...
To be clear, I am not referring to /etc/issue (shown before the prompt) or /etc/motd (shown after login), but the prompt itself, which is currently hostname login: For good measure, I am running ...
I'm getting more familiar with tweaking the way things look in a shell via the prompt (.bashrc), but I'm now trying to change the initial stuff displayed when I first log in. On my EC2 instance, this ...