|| Linux Programmer's Manual
NAME securetty - file which lists terminals from which root can log in
DESCRIPTION The file
/etc/securetty is used by (some versions of)
login(1). The file contains the device names of terminal lines (one per line, without leading
/dev/) on which root is allowed to login. See
login.defs(5) if you use the shadow suite.
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