How to Display the Message of the Day to Shell Users

A “Message of the Day” or MOTD is a statement, usually brief, that your users see when they login to your server via the shell. You can use it for any number of reasons, such as to announce a new server feature, remind users about your policies, display important network information, or even use the […]

Using The cat Command

There are many files on your dedicated server that can give you valuable information about the current running condition, errors, or general status.  Files like those in the /proc directory, for example, can provide you with vital system information.  Nevertheless, it is not a good idea to just open files like that in a text […]