Hi. I'm Jason Meridth. I'm a continuously learning senior software developer/team lead/development manager trying to not let best be the enemy of better. I reserve the right to change my mind after obtaining more information. PGP Key
Afer you log into an ubuntu instance you’ll usually see something like this:
I have logged into many ubuntu servers in my time and today I finally looked up how the information that displays gets generated and displayed. I’ve used /etc/motd aka message of the day many times before but I noticed tha file doesn’t exist in a vanilla Ubuntu install. There are two main commands that are populating the information shown at login.