How to remove "(on localhost.localdomain)" from window titles?
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the following is the output from uname -a:
Linux localhost.localdomain 126.96.36.199lw #105 SMP PREEMPT Fri Jun 27 18:56:59 EDT 2008 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
To expand on my problem, I don't want to change my network hostname. The issue is the extra text that appears on each of the GUI windows, appended after the normal window title, as shown on the attached screenshots. Perhaps there something in my settings that X thinks that it is running remotely?
They explain that to remove that extra heading from XFCE, you have to change the shorttitles in the preferences. Not having a copy of xfce running on any of my boxes, I couldn't step-by-step you, but it can't be that hard to find surely.
Thanks, but I looked at the link you previously posted. This link relates to a file manager program which runs under xfce and the link notes changes which relate to that program only not the whole system.
I've looked through all the xfce settings available on my system with no obvious way to resolve this issue.
Although posted in the Linux-Newbie forum, I don't need step-by-step instructions, but it does appear to be "quite hard to find"...