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Linux® Desk Reference, Second Edition by Scott Hawkins

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Related Files

/usr/lib/kbd/keymaps Usual directory for keytable files.
/etc/issue Login banner.
/etc/gettydefs Getty definitions file.
/etc/conf.getty[.line] Contains the runtime configuration. Note that uugetty uses /etc/conf.uugetty[.line].
/etc/gettydefs Contains speed and tty settings to be used by getty.
/usr/lib/kbd/keymaps Default directory for keymaps.
/usr/src/linux/drivers /char/defkeymap.map Default kernel keymap.
/var/run/utmp Database of users currently logged in.
/var/log/wtmp Stores login & logout history.
/usr/spool/mail/* Individual mail folder.
/etc/motd Message of the day (displayed at login).
/etc/passwd Contains account information.
/etc/nologin If this file exists, only root may log in.
.hushlogin If exists, login is quiet. ...

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