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i wanted to know how to change the shutdown message when you're about to shutdown your computer, you know the "Goodbye, (username)" thing? Yea, that thing. How do i change it?

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It's not possible to change the shutdown message unless you want to recompile shutdown program.

However, you can append your own message to the basic one :

shutdown 10 YOUR MESSAGE HERE

will output

The system is going down for maintenance in 10 minutes!
YOUR MESSAGE HERE
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  • That's terminal, isn't it? I honestly don't wanna shutdown the machine via terminal. I want to do it the "casual" way, but it's not changebale so... how can I recompile it? – Psionikal Feb 17 '18 at 12:58

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