This is a fresh and clean headless Debian 8.7 system, kernel 3.16.0-4-amd64..
When I log in over SSH, I get that ugly Debian copyright notice:
The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software; the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.
Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by applicable law.
I don't know why that message is being displayed. It's been disabled in
PrintMotd no PrintLastLog yes TCPKeepAlive yes
It's not being called from
~/.bashrc. The message is even being displayed before the contents of
There is not even an
/etc/update-motd.d directory, just a static
/etc/motd file. Where is this file magically being opened from?