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RE: bash window title - can I add hostname to it?
- From: "Zieg, Mark" <mark dot zieg at lmco dot com>
- To: "'Francois de Campagnolle'" <frc at myrealbox dot com>, "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 25 Sep 2002 14:17:20 -0400
- Subject: RE: bash window title - can I add hostname to it?
> > > to include hostname as well as the current directory it displays now.
> > export PS1="\[\e]2;\h:\w\007\e[1;36m\]\h [\[\e[1;35m\]\w\[\e[1;36m\]] \u
> > \[\e[1;33m\]"
> > (Note that you need to have such a prompt on every computer you telnet
> > as well -- they're the ones that send the ANSI sequences to your
> > client to set the title.)
> I suppose you can alias telnet, rsh and the likes to change title before
> connecting to the remote box.
If you did that, then the first time the remote box attempted to update the
directory in the title (part of the user's existing functionality), then the
hostname would be presumably overwritten.
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