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Date:      Wed, 4 Feb 2009 17:18:33 -0200
From:      Gonzalo Nemmi <gnemmi@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Could we get rid of the extra blank line in the MOTD?
Message-ID:  <200902041718.33122.gnemmi@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <f1019d520902041053y50f29038m5975c7c31407d21d@mail.gmail.com>
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On Wednesday 04 February 2009 4:53:24 pm Redd Vinylene wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 7:12 PM, Rajarajan Rajamani 
<r.rajamani@gmail.com>wrote:
> > > I'm sorry Rajarajan, but you misread my question.
> > >
> > > --
> > > http://www.home.no/reddvinylene
> >
> > Ok, sorry for the hurried reply, is the extra line coming from
> > /etc/COPYRIGHT then ?
> > Whats there in /etc/login.conf which says about where your copyright
> > file resides - like
> >
> > :copyright=/etc/COPYRIGHT:\
>
> Great idea. A reference to /etc/COPYRIGHT is indeed under :default in
> /etc/login.conf, but /etc/COPYRIGHT doesn't exist on my system. I might
> have deleted it.

No you haven't ..
Actually, if you create an empty /etc/COPYRIGHT file, you'll get rid of the 
copyright notice that appears every time you log into your system.

For more references: 
http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/bsd/2002/08/08/FreeBSD_Basics.html?page=2

You'll find a few more tricks regarding MOTD and what your system says about 
itself every time a user logs in.

Hope that helps.
Regards
-- 
Blessings
Gonzalo Nemmi



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