Customizing the MOTD – Linux, BSD

Posted: 20th February 2016 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration


If you want your custom logo, or custom info to also be shown whenever any user logs into the machine you can do so with

For CentOS :-
yum install figlet

For Debian :-

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install toilet figlet

For BSD:-

cd /usr/ports/misc/figlet && 
make install distclean
figlet We-Rock

Copy Paste the output in motd

# vim motd