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MOTD may refer to either one of these things:

  • Match of the Day, the BBC's main football television programme
  • motd (Unix), "Message of the Day" (or "Motto of the Day"), a regularly updated message often forming part of a computer program
  • More on the door, abbreviation used on concert listings where advance tickets are sold cheaper
  • " Mothers of the Disappeared", a song on U2's 1987 album The Joshua Tree
Motd (Unix)

The /etc/motd is a file on Unix-like systems that contains a "message of the day", used to send a common message to all users in a more efficient manner than sending them all an e-mail message.