How to set 'name' in xfce4-terminal?

houghi houghi at
Wed Dec 1 17:14:29 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 03:10:38PM +0000, Chris G wrote:
> Is it possible to set the window name when using xfce4-terminal?  It's
> what you can set with --name when using gnome-terminal.  I want to set
> the window name so that wmctrl (or devilspie) can use it to refer to the
> window. 

You can rename the table with '-T' or '--title=' and will be picked up by
devilispie. However that is only the tab. So if you do not use more then
one tab (e.g. for a tail) then this is not an issue.

> This is written under the influence of tv channel
> VT4 (as there was nothing else on).

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