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How to Create a Legal Notice upon login in Xubuntu 12.10?

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You would first need to create some method to show the notice. The most straightforward way to do this would be to create a simple html page and display it to the user using firefox file:///home/user/legal_notice.html (from a terminal).

If that works you can proceed to add it as a 'Startup application' using the following method:

Furthermore you need to be absolutely sure that your legal notice does not conflict with Ubuntu's software licenses (such as, but not limited to GPLv2).

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Whoa!! Thanks I don't really want to set it's for a term paper and I have to set a HIPPA warning. I have it on a virtual drive now trying to get familiar with it. – Abe Nov 30 '12 at 10:06
I wish you good luck ;) – peterrus Nov 30 '12 at 10:17
That work Thank You My friend – Abe Nov 30 '12 at 10:30
If all you want is a few sentences of text, firefox is probably overkill - consider xmessage "Don't do bad stuff.". – chronitis Nov 30 '12 at 10:52

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