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alias for ssh to change title?
Authored by: to0l25 on Oct 18, '01 08:57:55AM
that is definitly the only one that works for me, thanx alot.
unfortunately i often work via ssh (with ssh -l username hostname) on other hosts, so it would be useful to have the remote host in the title bar. i tried hard but i didn't get it right for my purposes.
i do it this way in the moment, but i am not really satisfied with it, 'cause it's not flexible enough: i need to have an alias for every host to connect:

alias ssh_host 'settitle "ssh on host.tld"; ssh -l user host.tld; settitle $t:t/$cwd:t'

this will set the title to "ssh on host.tld", but i do not have the path i am working in. i also changed the first line and delete ${HOST} (if i didn't do that the output for my ssh-alias was a bit confusing). maybe someone is able and willing to help me out. thanx in advance, to0l25

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