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Old 09-25-2008, 04:05 PM   #1
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howto change gnome-terminal title bar


i'm using gnome-terminal and i've noticed that some applications change the title bar from whatever the PS1 variable is to various statuses, for instance during a gentoo emerge. is there a way for me to do this in bash scripts or php scripts?

Old 09-25-2008, 04:13 PM   #2
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I use this function in Bash scripts to change the title. Just pass the desired title as a string.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ #
# This function sets the title of the terminal-emulator
# or tab.
# ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ #
title() {

    echo -ne "\033]0;${1}\007"

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