Questions that relate to the system that delivers a visual message or indicator to the user. In Ubuntu such notification is implemented in a consistent way, with non-interactive, non-directional, non-overlapping visual bubbles.

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How to prevent Skype icon in launcher panel from spinning when new message is received?

I'm really irritated by the spinning of Skype icon when a new message is received. ( I am talking about this ) Is there a way to stop the spinning and leave just the default notification ...
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Gmail notifications without browser open?

I have a straightforward question: Is there a piece of software I can install on Ubuntu 12.04 that will give me a little pop-up notification or show a little number on the Launcher icon whenever I ...
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How to display correct keyboard backlight levels?

I have a DELL latitude E6420 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When pressing Fn+right button, I am able to change the keyboard backlight (works good), but on screen, this on screen notification (notifyOSD), ...
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How to change color of desktop “Selection Box” ? “Not Duplicate”

First Picture. The Desktop "Selection Box" As You see in this picture, the color is brown same as my notification bubble, whereas the "selected" item color is the same with my theme. But ...
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Can you disable the low battery notification?

I have a question about the low battery notification when your battery is low. Can I disable it? It really annoys me at times.
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Move Chrome notifications or use system notification

The problem I have the Chrome notifications popping up in the lower left corner of my main screen. This is quite annoying, 'cause the cursor of my terminal windows are right there, and they cover ...
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How to disable “extra packages can be installed” popup in Kubuntu 15.04?

Kubuntu 15.04 shows a notification (and a taskbar icon) on each boot, after the log in, offering me to install extra packages, specifically flash, and I really don't want to install it. I've pressed ...
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How to disable release upgrade notification at terminal/TTY login (not the GUI pop-up)?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on one of my old laptop. Each time I login through TTY or SSH it says: Welcome to Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.4.0-030400-generic i686) * Documentation: ...
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sound and brightness notification lost

i don't know what happened specifically but now i faced a sudden disappearance of sound level notification and also the brightness level notification and the notification style now changed to one that ...
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How to show a notification if a startup application ( or process) failed to start automatically

I added a script to autostart (using "Default applications for LXSession"). Later, I moved folder containing script. As result, autostart command was silently failing. How can I enable warning ...
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Notify OSD config on vivid vervet

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet today and was annoyed, but unsurprised, to see that notify OSD was updated and restored to its default, limited, functionality. The thing is, the patched ...
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No more volume OSD after 14.10 -> 15.04 upgrade

In 14.10 when I pressed a volume key on my keyboard, the volume value would show in a popup in the top right corner of the screen. The volume keys still work (I can hear the "pop" sound) but the ...
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The update information is outdated (notification icon) ubuntu 14.10

hi i have some problems whit this ... i tried to manual update and still stays there... i went to software & updates and tried to check the problem there and i get this W:Failed to fetch http: ...
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No Telegram notifications on Ubuntu BQ phone [duplicate]

After the last OTA update on the Ubuntu BQ phones (r21) my Telegram refuses to push notifications. I have tried using two different Ubuntu One accounts to configure the push, but no luck. Any ideas ...
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How do you make your terminal play a sound or offer a notification when it has finished executing its command? [duplicate]

I do sudo apt-get update from time to time, and find it frustrating to have to check when it is done doing its thing. Is there anyway I can get it to offer a notification popup or play a sound when it ...
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How to use GTK/GNOME notifications services in Java?

I've started learning Java and to have some project to actually put knowledge to the practice, I decided to make a custom notifications service. I know that Java is not the best option, but that's ...
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Thunder-Bird Notifications

I currently installed thunder-bird on Ubuntu and now unlike windows, the pop-ups are annoying the CRAP out of me. I have almost 8 different email accounts that I often like to check periodically, ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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How to make notifications appear on all monitors

I have multiple monitors, and when I get a notification, I would like to see it on all monitors. Is there a way to configure this? Thanks!
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How can I disable notify-osd at startup? [duplicate]

I want to permanently disable onscreen notifications in Unity, Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu-touch facebook notifications are not received

I dont receive any facebook notification in my Aquarius e4,5. Access to facebook account is allowed in my phone. Is there necessary allow anything on facebook page or is there any known bug? Second ...
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No mail-notifications on Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris E4.5)?

I have installed the gmail scope/app from Ubuntu Core App Developers but I dont receive any notifications for new emails (worked once a few days ago for one mail though!). What am I missing? There is ...
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How to monitor battery condition and pop-up notification?

Essentially, I would like this comment into a working answer. I know how to extract the battery percentage from How to check battery status using terminal?: upower -i $(upower -e | grep BAT) | ...
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Unity Bar notification numbers small after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04, I noticed that the notification numbers on the unity bar were much smaller, and sort of hard to read. Is there any way I can fix this? Also, is there a more ...
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Chromium desktop notifications desktop shortcut mode

I created desktop shortcut for some websites (hipchat, slack...). When I run them from desktop, they run in their own window. The problem is that there are no desktop notification. In slack there is ...
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how to add notifications on Ubuntu Xfce?

I would like to know if it is possible to add some notifications from certains website on Ubuntu (I have Xfce). I see that NotifyOSD exists, but this change the style but not what appears. At the ...
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Setup email for Ubuntu Server

I know this is a question that has been asked, but I don't know what answer I'm looking for or how to ask the question. So I will go with an example! I have a Ubuntu 14.04 server that is running ...
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Thunderbird enverlope notification only turn blue with one account

I've got two configured accounts in Thunderbird with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr): one with Hotmail and another with GMail. The point is that the envelope of notification only get blue when a new ...
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Disable Nautilus notification sounds

Nautilus plays sounds when switching tabs, opening/closing the preferences menu, and going up/down the directory tree. I find it annoying. How do I disable it? This question has been asked once ...
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Keyboard / usb detachment alert?

I'm in a fun security-battle with a co-worker, where we each try to attach each others system in order to send out an email to all other co-workers in which they are invited to come and have a sweet ...
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How to make System notifications use Chrome notification system?

Everywhere I read about how to make chrome to use system notification (chrome desktop notification to notifyOSD). I'm just wondering if there is a way to make the opposite: Is it possible to make my ...
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Get rid of the ugly notification osd in lubuntu 14.10

I installed lubuntu 14.10 recently. I love it so far. It's very fast and all. The only absolute one thing that really annoys me is the "out-of-shape" osd which is used for notifications. I haven't ...
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Pidgin shows hundreds of endless notifications of online facebook friends. How do I disable this?

I logged into facebook messenger on Pidgin. Now for about an hour afterwords I get endless notifications of people coming "online" on facebook. I can't find any option to disable this, but it's a real ...
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How to reply to from popup Pidgin notification message itself in unity?

I want to reply to IM notification of pidgin popup in unity desktop, rather than opening a new window of concern IM. It would be much better to rply from popup notification message itself of piding. ...
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Why I can NOT set account in GMail Notifier in ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Gmail Notifier but after I fill email and pass I can not click on apply. Maybe it has something to do with Google 2-Step Verification. What should I od to run / fix Gmail Notifier?
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SFTP change notifications

I am looking for any solution for my problem. I have SFTP access to client's server and I need some script or something else to watch after new files because they are added irregularly. I need this ...
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The google chrome notification bell!

I am very new to ubuntu and completely new here, I love ubuntu, I have both a windows desktop and a macbookpro and I still now prefer using my ubuntu laptop! But now that you know that I am a newbie, ...
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How do I re-enable disabled network notifications (never show again) in Unity?

I had a popup that my wireless network had disconnected and hit the "don't show this message again" button. I actually want it to show. I can't figure out how I would reenable it. This is Unity on ...
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notify-send not working under Flashback

Unable to send messages with notify-send under Ubuntu 14.10 running Flashback with Metacity. When one issue a command like: notify-send test no message appear. Looking at processes the notify-osd ...
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Deepin's keyboard notification

So I installed deepin on my system triple boot with ubuntu 14.04.1 and win7. While deepin was good it had too many issues and lags, but I liked something that I have wanted for a long time i.e. when ...
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Create instant desktop notification linux

I'm writing a program which notify user about something repeatedly with new message each time using notify-send, but the problem is I want notifications to stay there for 5 seconds but it should be ...
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How to edit gnome settings in config file(.xmll or other)

I enable connection notification with following: gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications false gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications false ...
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awesome overwrote xfce notifications

I installed awesome and i3 to try out fully tiled window managers, and it looks like the styling from awesome's notifications has overtaken xfce4's. Neither notify-osd nor notification-daemon are ...
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OSD Notify problem with VMware workstation full screen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with two monitors. The primary monitor is my laptop monitor (HP EliteBook 8570p) and the second one is 24' LG, which i use for my VMware Workstation 10 guest os. I noticed ...
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Email notifier that supports Online accounts, notifications, Messaging Menu

Is there an email notifier application that: can be found in the Ubuntu repositories (not in a PPA), is integrated with the Online Accounts in Unity, shows notifications in message bubbles in the ...
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Thunderbird/E-Mail icon not showing on Systems-Tray

I just set up Thunderbird on my 14.04 system and I remember seeing an E-Mail icon in the Systems-Tray around a year ago. As I didn't need it, I somehow made it go away. How do I get an E-Mail ...
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Last command and execution time

I'd like to get the last command used and its execution time. This will be used as part of an alias for notification.
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notify-send and terminal command

Let's use sudo apt-get install linux as an example. Here is the notify send command: notify-send -i terminal Bash "execution complete" How could I substitute 'bash' with the entire sudo command? ...
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Skype task bar notification in Lubuntu 14.04

How to enable Skype chat window flashing on new message in Lubuntu 14.04? When a new message arrives, only Skype notification (in lower right corner) appears, if a chat window is already opened ...