Change login "splash" text in Linux?

On linux, when you boot up the operating system and you are presented with a console-mode login prompt, various distros of linux and various applications that use linux often add some "splash" text to the beginning.

How do you change that text?

An example of what I mean is shown in the attached image.

trixbox.jpg
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Frosty555Asked:
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Kerem ERSOYConnect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
Hi,

Then modify the contents of /etc/issue and /etc/issue.net files and you're done :)

Cheers,
K.

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bob_the_builderCommented:
This might be helpful

http://wiki.arklinux.org/Changing_the_bootup_splash_screen

Cheers,

Bob...
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Frosty555Author Commented:
bob - that's close but i'm not looking for the graphical splash screen for KDE, just to edit the regular textual login message. I need to change that message you see above to include some more specific information about logging into the trixbox web gui.
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Kerem ERSOYConnect With a Mentor PresidentCommented:
The /etc/issue is for local logons and /etc/issue.net for network logons. If you want to display some text after the user logons then you would use /etc/motd..
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