Every time I open a Terminal window, I'm greeted with this message:

Last login: Mon Nov 14 21:00:58 on ttys000

It bothers me a bit. Is there any way to remove this message from when I open a shell?

touch ~/.hushlogin
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  • Kind of... I have a custom MOTD in /etc/motd, is there any way to preserve that while still silencing the Last login: banner? – esqew Nov 15 '11 at 3:13
  • @esqew I don't know. I didn't find anything in man motd or man login. – Lri Nov 15 '11 at 3:48
  • This doesn't work on Yosemite, see tons of details and solutions here: stackoverflow.com/q/15769615/6320039 – Ulysse BN Mar 27 '19 at 15:02

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