reflecting names of running applications in terminal-names

Heiko Berges hb-mlist+xfce at
Tue Sep 3 21:37:22 CEST 2002

On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 01:45:22PM +0200, Thomas Schönhoff wrote:

> So I am not able to find the wanted terminal without wading 
> through a lot of others.
> I did not find an appropriate solution for this, does anybodyelse 
> know wht to do !?

You can use an escape sequence to set xterm/xfterm and icon title:

echo -en '^[]0;THE TITLE^G'

^[ == esc
^G == Ctl - G

I use a shellfunction for this.


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