I'm kinda bored of how they look and the fact that there's only 3 themes to choose from is even worse, so I was wondering if there is a way to theme the notification bubbles of XFCE?.
Theming the xfce notifications
The themes of the notification bubble defined by a specially formatted file called
All system-wide themes must follow the above naming convention.
For user-specific notification bubbles, the same
Lets create a copy of an existing notification bubble theme to work with - our new theme is going to be called
Now launch the notification manager in system settings:
You'll see our new
Now lets have some fun with customizing this theme.
When customising the theme - change to another notification theme and back to
changing the font
The bit in this file we are interested in to customise the text is this section:
We can customise the font by adding
So where to we get the font name - easiest place is actually the Font Window in the Appearance window:
Just add the text descriptions together as shown - for example
changing the font colour
We can change the font colour by modifying the
changing the background colour
The bit in this file we are interested in to customise the background colour is this section: