----- Original Message -----
> Hello
> I've noticed an unwanted behaviour that I would like to ask about and
> direct attention to.
> On my system, FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p8 with xfce-4.10, I use portmaster
> frequently when updating and installing ports.
> I've noticed that the Terminal window title will not change when
> using
> screen.
> Terminal title is displayed correctly when I work locally and even
> during an SSH session.
> It would be very useful for me to have the title displayed even when
> invoking screen.
> If it's just a matter of using the t parameter with screen I beg your
> forgiveness for this question but I've not been able to make it work.
> Any help is appreciated.
> Thank you :-)

In /etc/screenrc, it says xterm doesn't support hardstatus.

So, in my .screenrc, I added:

    termcapinfo xterm 'hs:ts=\E]2;:fs=\007:ds=\E]2;screen\007'

To use the terminal window title as hardstatus.

I borrowed the line from /etc/screenrc on an xubuntu system.

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