This page is about disabling the random tips, that are shown after the message of the day, when a user has logged into FreeBSD.
What is generating random tips after login and MOTD in FreeBSD?
The random tips are often technical and is generated by the program fortune. This program is executed from .login which is read after .cshrc. The tips can, however, have a length, that scrolls a neat MOTD out of sight, which makes some users disable it.
Disabling fortune generated tips in FreeBSD.
For C shell, such as tcsh and csh, edit the .login configuration file and remove the line in which fortune is run.
$ nano .login
For Bourne shell, such as sh and bash, edit the .profile configuration file and remove the line in which fortune is run.
$ nano .profile
More about shells.
Read more about shells on The different shells in FreeBSD.