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I have installed Terminator in my linux Mint on xfce. When I open it, the title bar is correct:

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but, when I log into a remote server via ssh, the title bar doesn't update:

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How can I fix the title?

Please note that I work with over 1k servers and it's not doable modifying anything server-side.

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If you are using bash, add to $HOME/.bashrc of your server the next line:

export PROMPT_COMMAND="printf \"\033]0;%s@%s:%s\007\" \"${USER}\" \"${HOSTNAME%%.*}\" \"${PWD/#$HOME/~}\""
  • That's not doable, as I work with over 1k servers... – ludiegu Nov 18 '16 at 6:49
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    Wow, that a new and interesting fact! I suggest updating the question, so new answers can take it into account. – Iñaki Murillo Nov 18 '16 at 8:03
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You could do this with a client-side script that sets the title of the target and does the ssh, e.g.,

#!/bin/sh
printf '\033]0;%s\007' "$*"
ssh "$@"
printf '\033]0;%s\007' "(local machine)"

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