On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 09:51:23PM -0400, Duane Winner wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> >     Is there a way of using xtset/xtermset to retrieve the
> >     -n "Name"??
> Hm, not sure. I just started with xtset myself this morning when I 
> decided I was getting sick of having 10 xterm windows all over my lawn 
> with the name 'xterm'. I never gave descriptive labels since I'm most 
> often ssh'd into other boxes and am more interested in where I am.
> Maybe, depending on how you start each xterm (icon/shortcut), you could 
> set a variable name (XTNAME="Mail") for each one, then run:
> # xtset `echo $XTNAME`

        Yeah, sure there is some kludgey way of resetting 
        the xterms.  Looking at the issue from a hacker's perspective
        I can't see many options for resetting.  Unless you wantedthe
        names always reset at 04:30 or whatever.  Oh-well. 
> But now, since I hammered out that little cd() function for .bashrc, I 
> found another little problem:
> If I su to another user (for instance, "su - root"), the title changes 
> as long as the other account has my the function in .bashrc, but when I 
> exit, the title still has the old credentials (example: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:~) 
> until I cd somewhere again. Sigh.

        What happns if you omit the " - " when you su?  


   Gary Kline     [EMAIL PROTECTED]   www.thought.org     Public service Unix

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