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Re: Changing the title (name) of a current rxvt or xterm



On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 10:59:15AM +0200, Johann Spies wrote:
> Is it possible to change the -name option of a current xterm or rxvt?
> How?

You can't change the command-line options for already running processes.
But if what you want to do is to change the window title, then: yes.

xttitle perhaps?

$ apt-cache search xterm title

xttitle - Changes X terminal emulator window titles

$ apt-cache show xttitle | tail -4
Description: Changes X terminal emulator window titles
 This is a small program that generates escape sequences to change the title
 of terminal emulator windows under X. It should work with any program that
 emulates an xterm-like terminal.

HTH
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