Re: [wmii] feature suggestion/is this feature available yet?

From: Bartosz Trudnowski <>
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 19:47:02 +0100

2006/3/12, David Arroyo <>:
> I think tagbars are in the works, where you'll be able to edit the
> text in the titlebar directly, which should be convenient for
> arbitrary tagging. But yea, you should look into setting the
> title with your shell. Zsh has the ability to put the currently
> running command in the titlebar. I don't know if this can be
> replicated in bash. Right now I have the following in my .bashrc:
> PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -ne "\033]0;${PWD}/-${HOSTNAME}\007"; '
> Which will put '/current/working/dir/-hostname' in the title.

Most of (linux) terminal emulators understand this escape sequence. To send
it from bash you can use PROMPT_COMMAND, or set it as a part of PS1
variable. Some practical infos are here:

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