find an X11 window by its title and highlight it

xdotool search --name Thunderbird set_window --urgency 1 %@
Useful for window managers like i3. With a plugin like Mailbox Alert on can run this command each time a new mail arrives and it will be lighlighted by the window manager.

By: grapsus
2013-10-16 16:22:56

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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