Changing terminal title through escape sequences

Dave Howorth dhoworth at
Thu May 3 13:43:57 UTC 2007

Ben Edwards wrote:
> Been looking around and the below should work but it does not;(
> echo -ne "\033]1;Hello World\007"
> Any idea why/how to make it work?

That string sets the icon. You want 0 or 2 instead of 1


Cheers, Dave

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