Sometimes I'm using a lot of terminals for server communication, and what boders me is that sometimes I'm lost, so I want to organize my terminal windows by name or tag or something that will make a difference betwen terminal A and terminal B.

Now I have something like this:

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Any suggestion?


First I've tried with this, but it's not anymore supported:

gnome-terminal --title="SOME TITLE HERE"

Option "--title" is no longer supported in this version of gnome-terminal.

So I've solved with this: echo -ne '\033]0;New title\007'

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    You can also look up how to change the title depending on which directory or application it's currently running. This would be – earthmeLon Jun 5 '16 at 20:45

You could use terminator. It does support names for terminal windows. You can install terminator by using sudo apt-get install teminator

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    It would be nice if you add how to install terminator. – MadMike Jun 4 '16 at 16:33
  • Ok. I edited my answer. – vortexman100 Jun 5 '16 at 17:06
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    A screenshot could be a nice addition as well. ;) – Andrea Lazzarotto Jun 5 '16 at 19:40

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