Ever since I started using servers and seeing the login message in SSH terminal, I thought hey why not jazz things up a bit? The login message will display some general info and give us a spot to add anything we want. Why not add some text art displaying the domain name, the OS, or even some actual artwork?
We can simply change the message in /etc/motd/. First let’s find a text art converter. A website like fsymbols.com lets us enter text of our choice and shows us the output in text art. Check out fsymbols.com/text-art/twitter/ for some actual small text art.
You can just copy and paste it into:
Now save the file (ctrl+x in nano), and reopen the terminal to see our new personalized login message.