Edit message of the day (MOTD)


The existing message of the day (MOTD) includes:

You can setup the system with the command: setup-alpine

You may change this message by editing /etc/motd.

Which is potentially confusing, and is annoying in any event, once you have set up your system. Fortunately changing it is easy.

Configure ‘/etc/motd’

Simply execute:

doas vi /etc/motd

Edit or replace the plaintext message here, save, and exit.

Commit your changes

If you have been following along and applying this guide’s recommendations:

doas lbu commit