One of the most miserable aspects of my day job is the need to occasionally investigate problems with machines scattered in remote locations all over the world that don't have network access to the ...
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 ...