Ubuntu 20.04, codenamed “Focal Fossa,” is the latest Long Term Support (LTS) release of one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world. Released in April 2020, Ubuntu 20.04 builds upon the strengths of its predecessors while introducing several new features and improvements.


Login to the server with root privileges.


Navigate to the /etc/update-motd.d/ directory.

cd /etc/update-motd.d/


Create a new shell script file for the welcome message.

sudo vi 00-welcome-message


Inside this script file, add a welcome message. For example:

echo “\e[32mWelcome to jumphost Server!\e[0m”
echo “\e[32mThank you for choosing Ubuntu. Have a great day!\e[0m”
Save the file and exit the text editor.


Make the script executable.

sudo chmod +x 00-welcome-message


Ubuntu 20.04 represents a significant milestone in the evolution of the Ubuntu operating system, offering a stable and feature-rich platform for both casual users and enterprise environments.

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