[clug] Terminal Control Sequences

Francis Whittle fj.whittle at gmail.com
Sat Jul 3 19:03:40 MDT 2010

You might find http://rtfm.etla.org/xterm/ctlseq.html to be of
interest.  It's a fairly comprehensive list of control sequences
available to xterm, which also applies to gnome terminal.

On 4 July 2010 03:53, moncojhr <moncojhr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I have been looking into what exactly is available/what i can do with
> control sequences within gnome-terminal.
> Now I have practically no idea about "terminals" or the control sequences
> themselves and everywhere i've looked seem to just have crazy stuff that
> either, I'm typing incorrectly or do not work within gnome-terminal.
> One of the things id like to know is if I can change the window title with
> control sequences, and if I can, can i enter that sequence in a text file
> and cat out the text file and have my window title change.
> If you could give me any tips or where I should be looking for this
> information it would be great.
> Cheers!
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