How to set 'name' in xfce4-terminal?

Chris G cl at
Wed Dec 1 18:12:49 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 01, 2010 at 05:14:29PM +0100, houghi wrote:
> 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.
That's OK as a workaround I suppose but the window name (as seen by the
window manager) isn't the same thing as the title.  I *really* want to
be able to set the name so that wmctrl/devilspie can do things to the
window regardless of what the displayed title is.

Chris Green

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