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Close button on notify-osd?
How to customize on screen notifications?

The Unity notifications (notify-osd) are very much useful and nice. But It seems I can't close them after I get notified. They get blurred when I hover mouse over them, but they don't close. Which is sometimes very annoying.

I Googled about the matter and it seems, there is no way to close them until now.

Can I at least control their notification display time? (If I can close them, that will be lot better). I think, It will be easy by changing some of their settings file.

Note that, I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, specifically Unity 3D.

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marked as duplicate by Anwar Shah, jokerdino, jrg Jun 23 '12 at 12:14

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I think this can help http://www.webupd8.org/2011/05/configurable-notifyosd-bubbles-for.html –  Samik Jun 22 '12 at 17:36
Closing them is a dupe of this question. Shortening the display duration is a dupe of this question. –  Tom Brossman Jun 23 '12 at 11:43
@Samik, I am using Precise, and that link was only for 11.04 and 11.10 –  Anwar Shah Jun 23 '12 at 11:47
@AnwarShah I think it's also available for precise, have a look here –  Samik Jun 23 '12 at 11:53

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