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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Moving, Resizing, and Managing Windows

The types and features of windows used by X11 clients depend on the X11 window manager used during your X Window System sessions.

The anatomy of an X11 window is shown in Figure 14.2.

Specifying an X11 Window Title

The topmost portion of an X11 window is called the title bar, and usually contains the name of the X11 client. You can change the name that appears on the title bar by using the X11 Toolkit -title option. For example, to start the rxvt X11 terminal emulator with a custom title bar, enter a command line such as the following:

# rxvt -title "Welcome to Linux! Have a nice day! :-)"
Figure 14.2. A typical KDE X11 window, showing common window features, such as a title bar, scrollbars, and window ...

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