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Add a welcome message to your terminal

Add a welcome message to your terminal

This tip will show you how you can easily add a welcome message to your terminal. This message will be displayed at the start, whenever you open your terminal.

Here are the steps to follow:

Step 1: You need to install figlet. So open the terminal and type the following command:

sudo apt-get install figlet

Then press Enter.

Step 2: Open .bashrc in Vim editor and get into insert mode.

vim ~/.bashrc

Step 3: Enter the following command in .bashrc:

figletx -c your-message

Save and exit.

Step 4: Now, when you open your terminal, you can see your welcome message.

To make your message more interesting, try using ASCII art. I recommend this website to generate ASCII art –

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