Xterm Title

Csaba Raduly rcsaba@gmail.com
Tue Nov 2 08:23:00 GMT 2010

Hi Ajay,

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 5:59 AM, Ajay Jain  wrote:
> Hi,
> I want my Xterm to display a constant title say mercury. So I use:
> Xterm -T mercury. Further, I have placed the following line in my
> .Xresources: xterm*allowTitleOps: 0. From my .vnc/xstartup, I also do:
> xrdb -merge ~/.Xresources. Even then my Xterm title changes to
> logname@hostname:pwd. I want to avoid it and replace this with a fixed
> title. Could you suggest something? After all, what is it that is
> going wrong? I am also trying to set PROMT_COMMAND, without any
> success.

Check your prompt ($PS1) for xterm title escape sequences
(http://www.faqs.org/docs/Linux-mini/Xterm-Title.html), like \[\e]0;
... stuff ... \a\]

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