11.0 disable fortune freebsd-tips

Bertram Scharpf lists at bertram-scharpf.de
Fri Oct 21 12:35:54 UTC 2016

On Friday, 21. Oct 2016, 02:38:54 +0200, Alphons van Werven wrote:
> Ernie Luzar wrote:
> > In 11.0 user logins now get freebsd-tips.
> Maybe I've missed something, but that doesn't sound new to me at all. The
> fortune cookies have been in the default user environment for pretty much
> as long as I can remember.
> > Is there a simple way to disable this feature?
> If nothing spectacularly new happened (i.e. if in this matter FreeBSD 11
> is no different than earlier versions), one can disable the fortune
> cookies in any of the following ways.
> a) Remove the user's ~/.login and/or ~/.profile files if there's nothing
> else of note in there.
> b) - f)

g) Set WITHOUT_GAMES in src.conf before making buildworld/installworld.


Bertram Scharpf
Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany

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