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Re: Dynamic Title

From: Asif Iqbal
Subject: Re: Dynamic Title
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 23:47:51 -0400

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Alan Young <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 20:17, Asif Iqbal <address@hidden> wrote:
>> How do I change the title of a screen window (tab) dynamically, to
>> match the hostname I ssh to ?
> I created a file of aliases for all of the servers I connect to:
> alias server='echo -e "\ekservername\e\\" && ssh server <ssh options>
> && echo -e "\ekbash\e\\"'
> (all on one line)  This will change the window title (akin to Ctrl-A
> Shift-A) to the servername and back again when I exit that server.  An
> actual line (with ip obscured) looks like this:
> alias archivedb='echo -e "\ekarchivedb\e\\" && ssh aaa.bbb.ccc.ddd -p
> 24021 -o GSSAPIAuthentication=no -t "screen -RDl" && echo -e
> "\ekbash\e\\"'
> --
> Alan

This is what I was looking for.


Asif Iqbal
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A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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