changing title/name of Xterm

Posted on 1998-09-30
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Last Modified: 2010-04-21
1. How to change title/name of an existing Xterm? I am suing SunOS4 and tcsh.

2. Is there a place on the Web where such q's are answered?

Question by:ilyaz
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echo -n 'ESC]x;stringBEL' > /dev/ttyN

   ESC is ASCII ESC 0x1b
   BEL is ASCII BEl 0x07
   x is 0 for changing icon name and window title
        1 for icon name only
        2 for window tile only
  N is number of your tty

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