reflecting names of running applications in terminal-names
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Thu Sep 5 10:21:44 CEST 2002
On Wed, Sep 04, 2002 at 10:40:30PM +0200, Christian V. J. Brüssow wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Sep 2002 13:34:27 -0400 (EDT)
> Joe Klemmer <klemmerj at webtrek.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, Christian V. J. Brüssow wrote:
> > > echo -n "^2; YOUR TITLE GOES HERE ^G"
> > >
> > > I also set the icon title with:
> > >
> > > echo -n "^1; YOUR ICON TITLE GOES HERE ^G"
> > I tried the above on the command line but it didn't work. Maybe
> > it's something that must be run from a shell. No, I remember doing it
> > interactively before.
The commandline is a shell, but the shell has nothing to do with it,
it's a simple terminal control sequence. You can type it into a file
and cat it to the screen if you want.
> You are right, it does not work on the command line, only in a shell script.
Works perfect for me. May you want to try it with tput?
echo -n "`tput tsl` TITLE HERE `tput fsl`"
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