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How do I prevent roslaunch from changing the terminal screen title?

asked 2014-12-19 09:42:23 -0500

BlitherPants gravatar image

Hi,

I use a series of bash scripts to run multiple applications on my robot at once. Many of the scripts spawn extra terminals that call a single roslaunch each. My problem is that I need to be able to distinguish the terminals by the title bar at the top.

This link shows how to set the screen title in a bash script, but the problem is that roslaunch always renames the title if I change it before, and I can't change it until after the roslaunch node has quit and it is no longer useful to me.

Is there any good way of changing the title within the roslaunch parameters?

Thanks!

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answered 2014-12-23 22:27:20 -0500

tfoote gravatar image

updated 2014-12-23 22:28:37 -0500

i don't think that is exposed to be updated by the user. If it's worth enough to you. I'm sure we'd be willing to merge an enhancement which allowed parametrizing that entry.

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It's probably not worth the hassle--and I wouldn't know how to modify it myself. Thanks for the answer!

BlitherPants gravatar image BlitherPants  ( 2014-12-29 10:24:11 -0500 )edit

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