xterm-conf - change configuration of a running xterm
xterm-conf [-f|-force] [options] xterm-conf [-is-supported]
Change configuration of a running
xterm and compatible terminal emulators (e.g.
See XTerm::Conf for a complete option list.
Additionaly, xterm-conf supports the -f option to force a terminal configuration change without checking the
TERM environment variable before. This is useful e.g. when running in a
tmux session within an
xterm-conf is called on an unsupported terminal, then nothing happens.
xterm-conf --is-supported can be used to check if a terminal is support, if so, a true exit value (exit code = 0) is returned, otherwise a false exit value (exit code = 1).
Change the title, foreground and background colors of the running xterm:
xterm-conf --title "The new xterm title" --fg black --bg white
If running a
tmux in an
xterm, then the
--force switch has to be used because of the different
xterm-conf --force --title "The new xterm title" --fg black --bg white