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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
I recently disabled (accidentally pressed "don't show again" button) some network notification on GNOME Shell. There are (as I can remember):

  1. "GSM Network - You are now registered on the home network"
  2. "<Network Profile> - Connection established"

Now both on Unity and GNOME Shell, those notifications didn't showed up, and it felt just wrong. What can I do to re-enable those disabled notifications? Thanks.

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12.10 - Dconf

Run these commands:

gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications "false"
gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications "false"

Or open dconf-editor Install dconf-tools and scroll down to orggnomenm-applet and uncheck disable-connected-notifications and disable-disconnected-notifications settings there.


11.10 and 12.04 - Gconf

gconf-editor Install gconf-editor lets you edit the network manager notifications.

Scroll to / ▸ apps ▸ nm-applet and uncheck disable-connected-notifications settings there.


Or the command line method:

gconftool -s /apps/nm-applet/disable-disconnected-notifications --type=bool false
gconftool -s /apps/nm-applet/disable-connected-notifications --type=bool false
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Okay I had it fixed, wrong actions before, thank you. – Drie Jun 13 '12 at 16:33

GNOME is transitioning to dconf instead, edit with dconf-editor from apt package dconf-tools. Settings for nm-applet are at /org/gnome/nm-applet.

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Can you explain what settings exactly to change? – hexafraction Sep 26 '12 at 15:24

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