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Re: set Cygwin terminal title

@Csaba   Yes - that works.

Actually that's a big help - because within my looping bash script
that is keeping the window title up/changing until scripts stops .
Which is perfect.

thanks you

On 9 April 2014 08:37, Csaba Raduly <> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Adam Dinwoodie  wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 08, 2014 at 03:24:29PM +0100, xmoon 2000 wrote:
>>> Ho can I set Cygwin termnal title?
>>> I have tried echoing every escape sequence I have found on web.
>>> None seem to work.
>> It's reasonably likely your `$PS1` includes a line to set the terminal
>> title; I think the default Cygwin Bash profile files do that.  If that's
>> the case, an escape sequence command to set the terminal title will
>> work, but will then be immediately reset by the Bash prompt being
>> displayed.
> xmoon, if you are experimenting with setting the terminal title and
> indeed PS1 is resetting it, try putting a sleep command after the
> title-setting echo:
> echo -ne "\033]2;I am ${USER}@${HOSTNAME} at ${PWD}\007"; sleep 3
> Now you can admire the new title for three seconds.
> Csaba, whose echo $PS1 says
> \[\e]0;\u@\h: \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)}\[\033[00;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[00m\]:\[\033[01;34m\]\w\[\033[00m\]\n\$
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