I also noticed this when installing the package: Setting up base-files (9.4ubuntu4.10) ... motd-news.service is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it. motd-news.timer is a disabled or a static unit, not starting it.
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to base-files in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1637800 Title: add a motd script for news Status in base-files package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Status in base-files source package in Xenial: Fix Committed Bug description: Add a new update-motd script for printing news and/or important notices. == SRU == [IMPACT] We should add important security messages or other news to the MOTD. [TEST CASE] Login to the system and ensure that the "news" section of the motd is displayed. Note that you might need to force trigger an update by running 'sudo update-motd'. [REGRESSION POTENTIAL] No reasonable regression potential. The script simply prints 2 lines of text to the MOTD. To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/base-files/+bug/1637800/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp