Current path in Terminal title

You can have the title bar of your Terminal session always report the current working directory. For example, if the current directory is /boot/home/Words, it will say that in the Terminal session’s title tab. Just add the following function to your /boot/home/.profile:

function path_title()
{
echo -en "33]2;`pwd`07"
}
PROMPT_COMMAND=path_title

Open a new Terminal and try cd’ing around to see how it works.


Peter Folk (pfolk@gargtech.com) adds: The command from this tip wasn’t correctly quoted, so it didn’t make it through the HTML system. The correct command is below:
echo -en '\\033]2;TextInTitle\\007'

 

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