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Offline florian

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aterm title
« on: December 18, 2008, 04:04:04 PM »
How can I set aterm to have a title showing dynamic info like "tc@host:/current/path"?
aterm has a -title option but it accepts only something static, not something in "PS1 format".

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Re: aterm title
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2008, 04:11:57 PM »
Ok I've finally been able to find it out this on my own ;D
The following document explains about "xterm escape sequences"
http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Xterm-Title.html

Setting up my prompt this way makes my aterm title dynamic as I wanted:
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PS1="\[\033]0;\u@\h: \w\007\]\u@\h:\w\$ "