thanks... went back, and rechecked the howto...
it was a user error! i had been using "003 instead of "033 .. gotta learn to
and yeah.. i know the system is a few versions back! 09 vs 10..
ps. know.. if i can figure out how to use the "gnome-terminal --execute
"foo" without having the "child process error msg" appear...
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Dave Cross
Sent: Monday, September 28, 2009 7:42 AM
To: Community assistance, encouragement,and advice for using Fedora.
Subject: Re: gnome-terminal question
2009/9/27 bruce <bedouglas(a)earthlink.net>:
trying to solve an issue on changing the title of the current
how does one go about changing the title of the current gnome-terminal via
i'm trying to figure out if you can use escape sequences, or modifying the
profile for the terminal.
trying some of the escape sequences from different web sites haven't
Follow the instructions at http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Xterm-Title.html
don't say which shell you're using, but using the default bash shell,
you can do this:
$ echo -ne "\033]0;A New Title\007"
You'll probably need to unset the PROMPT_COMMAND value first;
$ export PROMPT_COMMAND=
i'm running fedora 9
You know that's unsupported, right? I strongly recommend upgrading.
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