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Every time I launch VIFM, it resets my terminal title to ~ (or the directory name)

I am using Cygwin/Mintty on Windows.

How do I disable this behavior? I have set 'notitle'' my vifmrc but I receive a incorrect syntax error when launching vifm.

I have multiple mintty windows open, and I have set their titles so I can easily alt tab between them, but vifm keeps clobbering those titles.

Any suggestions?

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I have set 'notitle'' my vifmrc but I receive a incorrect syntax error when launching vifm.

This option was added in version 0.8.1, your version must be older than that. You need to upgrade vifm to be able to use it.

If you can't do the upgrade, as a workaround you can set $TERM to a value not in the list below, but which works for the terminal you're using (i.e., so that colors will work, etc.):

  • xterm
  • xterm-256color
  • rxvt
  • rxvt-256color
  • rxvt-unicode
  • aterm
  • Eterm
  • screen
  • screen-256color
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0.8.1 ! thank you, I was using 0.8

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