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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Ubuntu 16.04 Volume Notification keeps popping up

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and also new to this forum so I'm sorry if my question isn't very clear. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 last weekend and after 4/5 days of successful running my system has now ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Missed calls notification panel options

These days, if you have not got someone number, they may call your phone so you both have each others number. If you do not pick the phone up, in your notification panel you have the option to "...
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Update notification for user-modified package

For a long time I had a copy of Xournal 0.4.8 which I had modified; update notifications and aptitude never proposed that I "update" it to the repository version (or actually to the version in this ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 OS updates through the Software application not completed

The Software application sends a notification indicating that OS updates are available. When I click the install button it starts installing the updates but then gets stuck at about 10% of the process....
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Syntax for sending notification hint using gdbus or python's dbus module

I'm trying to update a previous notification (which displays the screen's brightness after being changed using a progress bar) with gdbus, as notify-send does not support updating. Previously I use ...
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When will Software Updater notify of 16.04 Xenial Xerus availability? [duplicate]

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.04 LTS Trusty Tahr. Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenia Xerus has been released but Software Updater so far has not notified me as it has other people, e.g.: Note that I am ...
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Ubuntu Touch -Text message Unity icon not showing notifications

I have noticed that when I receive a text message (SMS) on my Ubuntu phone, i do not receive plus 1 notification in the text message icon on the unity bar. Without this notification, I am finding that ...
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System monitoring with email notifications

I currently have an Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS and I want to be able to receive email notifications with information about the resource usage on my server. CPU, memory, swap, you name it. I understand ...
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Why do I receive Software Update notifications if there are no updates available?

I keep receiving the following notification about new updates: If I then run the Software Updater, however, I don't receive any of these updates on Ubuntu 16.04. Does someone have the same ...
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“Software updates available,” but I can't install them

This message is shown sometimes after booting: This obviously leads me to believe that there is an update available somewhere, but clicking on it does nothing, and I can't find any updates in the ...
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Update notification

I updated to version 16.04 of Ubuntu from version 15.10. I now get operating system update notifications from the Ubuntu Software program. But does not update other programs I have installed, IE Kcad,...
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Is there any plugin/extension/add-on for Mozilla Thunderbird Notifications in GNOME

The question is pretty straightforward. The default notifications by Thunderbird don't really work in GNOME. I have had to install an extension (add-on) called 'Enhanced Desktop Notifications' which ...
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Update information outdated. Apt-get update shows no errors. No automatic updates

Every 8 days i get a red triangle on the menu bar telling me that the update information is outdated. I don't have any errors when i do a apt-get update or when i try to update using the software ...
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Can I change the icon showed in notification when I plug in an earphone?

When I plug in earphone, volume notify was showed on desktop, I want the icon change to earphone style icon, so i can sure the earphone is ready(recognized by system). Maybe it is Indicator ...
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Show graphical notification from systemd trigger

I have created a systemd service like this: [Unit] Description=My device name backup Requires=media-my-device-name.mount After=media-my-device-name.mount [Service] Environment=DISPLAY=:0 User=...
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KDE and Google Chrome wrong notification position on multiple monitor

With my Kubuntu 14.04.4 and google-chrome-stable, with a two monitor setting (the left one is the primary one and I cannot change this!), KDE notifications are correctly displayed on the first monitor,...
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Disable gnome-software's notification bubble (notify-osd) for available updates

Running 16.04 with Unity, after every log-in I see this annoying notification bubble in the top right corner of the screen that there are updates available. This is not only annoying, but often it is ...
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Setting up a text notification when a large file transfer is complete

I often have to copy 100-200 GB of files from one drive to another. I use my Ubuntu desktop, which is downstairs, to do this. However, I usually work upstairs. I would like to somehow get a ...
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My Network Notification icon not showing Ubuntu Kylin 14.04

I know this is a question asked a lot,but I have tried almost every solution out there and the network icon is still not showing. I am using Ubuntu Kylin 14.04. I tried to access nm-applet but it ...
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What is Unity-plug-in in Google Chrome?

I am trying to get Chrome's (and Chromium's) notifications to display with Ubuntu's native notifications. Linux Native Notification seems to do exactly that, but I am not able to install it, since it ...
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Custom (editable) message for each user after login

The computer is being used by three users (+1 admin) and they use unity login. The three users come, use the computer and logout. I have to give some instructions, news and details every time they ...
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Claws mail does not minimise to notification/indicator applet

I am using Claws Mail v3.13.2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Before upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 the claws mail plugin Notification managed to minimise and/or close claws mail to tray (i.e., in this little mail ...
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Enable ZFS ZED Email Notifications on 16.04

As ZFS is now officially supported in Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to enable email notifications for my ZFS pool. Below are the steps I have taken so far, however I am now currently stuck: Installed ...
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How can I log all notify-send actions?

I keep getting very strange notifications which go away before I can read them, they are long, and appear at random times, the most recently one came up was during a kernel upgrade, it had a strange ...
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Is there a “don't disturb” option to temporarily hide notifications, like on macbooks?

Does there exist "Don't disturb mode" as is does for OSX device, where you can decided when notification can bother you, or not.. I just installed chrome, and I usually get spammed by group texts ...
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Ubuntu Touch music notification

Good morning everyone! I do have a minor problem using my BQ Aquaris E5 HD. My question concerns the pre-installed "Music" application on my phone. The playback of my music files (MP3) is completely ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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Notifications not showing up properly in Slack and other Electron apps

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Every this is working fine but I am not getting slack notification properly. I am getting slack notification like alert box like shown in below picture. ...
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Email icon (messaging menu) in Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed and Mailnag to check my Gmail account. With Ubuntu 14.10 I had a email icon (messaging menu, provided by indicator-messages package, that I currently have installed) ...
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Getting rid of mounted sd card notification on ubuntu touch?

Every time I switch on the M10 phablet I got a notification that tells me there is an SD card inserted. OK , I already know that. Is there any way to prevent that notification to be triggered ?
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Xubuntu 16.04 notification area and indicators glitch

recently updated my xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and noticed that panel missed tray icons for ktorrent. After some research I found trouble: notification area(системный лоток) has ktorrent tray icon, but it ...
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How do I configure the low battery notifications?

My laptop routinely runs between full and critical charge a few times over the course of a day (yes, it's old). Before I updated to 16.04, Cinnamon used to notify me at: 20%, then again at 10%, then ...
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Is there an equivalent to Windows 10 “Quiet Hours” in Ubuntu?

Excerpt of Windows 10 Quiet Hours: Quiet Hours produces the condition where you are not disturbed by any type of notification in Windows environment. As earlier versions, Windows 10 has this ...
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Electron apps show notify-osd notifications incorrectly [duplicate]

I use Nylas N1 email client which is built using Electron. It used to present me with notify-osd notifications on Ubuntu 15.10. However, since the upgrade notifications look as follows:
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Ubuntu Touch - clearing down notifications on restart

Today, I had two notifications in the morning. One for a text message and one for a Telegram message. The notification's icon at the top of the screen was highlighted as normal. Then while trying to ...
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Can use a custom notification daemon for my own different notifications in my app?

I want to use a notification bubble that allows clickable buttons inside it (for a media player), but the default notify-osd/notify-send does not allow that (or is limited). Can i use other ...
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When I press a volume up/down key, what shell command does it send?

I want to make a keyboard shortcut that changes the volume with exactly the same behaviour as pressing one of the default volume keys (up, down, mute), including the OSD notification and the "pop" ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Missed calls notifications

When I have a missed call, I receive the missed call notification all ok. However, when I click on the notification, I only have the option to send a text (SMS) back to the person I missed the call ...
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Email Client which runs in background and notifies when email arrives

I am new in Ubuntu and currently running 16.04-beta2 release. I have configured Thunderbird Email client for everyday use and the only problem with Thunderbird is that it doesn't run in background and ...
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Update making any/all emails sound notification

I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5. I updated my phone yesterday when prompted. I have a problem now. I use gmail, I only used to get notifications for emails coming into my "primary" tab. Now with the update ...
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Notification when Wifi disconnect

I run a script in terminal but sometimes wifi disconnects and script stops working. I am mostly away from the laptop, so is there a way to make me notify with sound when wifi disconnect? In ...
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Ubuntu Touch - Opening apps from its notification in the notification bar

When I open my notifications at the top of the screen, by clicking on the green notification icon. If I click on the notification item/line (email/message/Telegram or whatever) it does not open the ...
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'persistent' notification on ubuntu touch

On ubuntu touch, one can do a 'temporary' notification via 'notify-send'. When I do that it will display a notification for 5 seconds. After that it is gone, and any trace it was ever there with it. ...
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How to Remove the Restart Notification (One Time)

Sometimes, when I upgrade my kernel or remove older kernels, the system nags me to reboot. I'm aware of this, and I don't want to reboot most of the time. I've notice this not only happens with the ...
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Reset pidgin notification icon to default after applying Win-7 icons

I have applied Windows 7 Icon theme. Now Pidgin application icon has been changed to this: Before applying the theme it was like this: How to reset it to default even after applying theme (...
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notify-osd stopped working for Guard and Internet notifications

I use Guard for running automatic tests and notify-osd is very useful. For some reason it stopped working for Guard and for internet connection notifications, while it still shows the expected bubble ...
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Modify the “alert” alias in ~/.bashrc

System: Lubuntu 14.04 LTS I want to know if it's possible to modify the alert alias provided in ~/.bashrc in a particular way. This is the original alert: # Add an "alert" alias for long running ...
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How can I use the eOS terminal notification in Ubuntu?

elementaryOS has the following feature to notify the user of a finished terminal process. Is it possible to use this feature in Ubuntu? Figure 1: Example of eOS terminal notification
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Why am I getting notices about File Manager needing to restart?

For a week now I have been getting this notice that File Manger needs to restart with a restart button and cancel button. When I press the restart button nothing happens, that I can tell. The notice ...
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How to move google-chrome notifications back to the up right corner in Ubuntu 15.10?

I know that the native notifcation link does not work anymore but that is okay for me. But since the last update to google-chrome 49, the notifications of chrome pop up at the bottom from time to time....