Comment 3 for bug 311983

On Sat, 12 Dec 2009, David Sharnoff wrote:

> xterm can't change it's title any more. Did this fixing this "bug"

There is a resource setting that can disable it - perhaps someone set
that. (which version of xterm are we discussing?)

> break this important feature? The screen program is one example of an
> application where changing the title critical.
>
> Title changes still work with gnome. Only broken with kde. Karmic.

I suppose it's possible that xrdb has different data in gnome/kde.
(It's simple enough to check - look at the control-right-mouse entry
for "Enable Title Ops", which must be enabled to allow this feature).

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