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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Which Gmail notification app will work with 14.04?

I tried using the Gmail webapp and unity mail, but neither of them light up the notification indicator (the envelope does not turn blue). Unity mail doesn't even show up in the messaging menu. What ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a sounds folder to help set my email notification?

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a stock sounds folder with some sounds I can use to set my email notification and other kind of notifications? I am looking for something centralized, like in /usr/share not a ...
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How can I disable the network status notification bubbles?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu, with a Wi-Fi adaptor that Ubuntu detected flawlessly. When the internet drops out, Ubuntu gives me a notification bubble in the top right of the screen, e.g. ...
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System Tray icons not showing [on hold]

After installing a fresh 14.04 install and then installing google-chrome-unstable (Version 36.0.1933.0 dev aura) from the google repository, neither the google chrome icon nor the 'Google Now' ...
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Days Countdown Timer in Ubuntu Menu Bar

I need an applet that can count up to specific number of days. I'm currently using the 'alarm-clock-applet' from Software Center but it can only count up to 24 hours. I need a countdown timer in Days ...
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automatic notification of login from unknown IPs/domains

Is there a way to set up automatic email notification if your account at a Linux server is accessed from a new IP/ domain? This would be useful if some hacker gained access to your account (clearly ...
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Xubuntu: Can I align the clock / notification / wifi etc area to the right - like win xp?

Hi and sorry for a simple question...this is my first Linux installation for about a decade. Fresh Xubuntu Install, in light of XP end. I can't seem to align my clock, wifi info, skype status, ...
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Simple Linux mailserver for sending “notification” emails

I am looking to set up a simple postfix server on Ubuntu server 12.04 to use for "notifications" from simple equipment like UPS devices. My company is moving to an external hosted provider for our ...
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Viber icon missing on panel

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I've installed Viber and I'm struggling for days with this problem. My Viber icon is located at the top left corner, few milimeters to the right from the dash icon. I have ...
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Setting LOG=1 in /etc/environment

I asked a question earlier about viewing the history of notify-osd using the indicator-notifications app. The answer was that I needed to add LOG=1 in my /etc/environment file. That sounded ...
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indicator-notifications history [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to view all the entries in indicator-notifications. I have it installed already and running. By default, it shows just five recent notifications even when you have more than ...
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CheckGMail is not working.Is there any good email notification application?

I was looking for email notification application for my Gmail account.Then,after surfing a lot I found CheckGMail app.After installing CheckGMail,at first run of it,CheckGmail takes login details for ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - i am running in KIOSK train station public place, but this autoupdate window is annoying every day. How to remove it please? [duplicate]

I need to remove this auto update notification dialog window which is very annoying and scary for public location where people is clicking the system and breaking it down to crash every day. I tried ...
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fn + Up and fn + Down both increase brightness, notification not showing when doing so(Lenovo z570)

When I installed Ubuntu on my Lenovo z570, with Ubuntu 13.10 I couldn't manage to get the brightness to change. I read some of the solution to similar problems people had and I played around with ...
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Clickable notifications that allow to interact with programs which have spawned them?

There are Notifications in KDE's System Tray. The problem is that Notifications don't provide access to the apps that spawn those notifications. The only available action is to dismiss the ...
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Software Updater Not Automatically Launching Any More

I run Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit and (if this is relevant) use the Cinnamon desktop. When I first installed Ubuntu about a year and a half ago, the software updater would pop up automatically whenever ...
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Is it possible to have, at the same time, Unity notifications in Unity and XFCE notifications in XFCE?

If one has both Unity and XFCE desktop environments installed in Ubuntu, is it possible (and how) to have them work correctly without one of them taking the place of the other? I want to have Unity's ...
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Notificaciones de Ufw

Anterior Utilize Gufw y firestater ellos me daban notification de conneciones no desea a puertos y/o cualquier tipo de accion que no yo no quiciera pero estoy avanzando a ufw (La Base y no logro ...
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Notify-send won't show notification unless run with sudo

I have just tried to use notify-send on my 13.10 machine and can't get it to work without using sudo with it. I don't know what details can I provide with this issue. My notify-osd version : $ ...
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Use of default alias “alert”

The default alias Alert is for the command notify-send --urgency=low -i "$([ $? = 0 ] && echo terminal || echo error)" "$(history|tail -n1|sed -e ...
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why doesn't kdialog send notification properly?

Here is the command: kdialog --passivepopup 'This is a notification' 55 This command sends a notification at the up-right corner of the screen, with a blue background and white text. I am ...
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Sound popup showing every minute in xubuntu

I have the sound popup thingy displayed about every minute, even without changing any volume settings, or clicking/pressing anything. It's happening in xubuntu 13.10 and looks like this How can I ...
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How to Silence Items in Sytem Notification [duplicate]

I have two notifications that haunt me on Kubuntu 13.10, and I would like for a way to suppress them, at any cost. 1.) Connection 'Netgear18' deactivated! This comes from my crappy wireless card ...
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How do I remove TeamViewers notification that it is still running in the background?

There seems to be a bug with the current TeamViewer implementation on Linux where it shows a Windows-looking "balloon" type notification informing the user that TeamViewer is still running in the ...
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Skype incoming call notification doesn't work

![enter image description here][1]I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and the Skype incoming call notification doesn't work. Skype works perfectly, but when there is an incoming call I hear nothing, which is very ...
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How can I turn off sound effects/alert notification while allowing Skype notifications to still work?

I have 13.10 with latest Skype from Ubuntu repository. I prefer to have have alert volume set to 0; however, have discovered that this will mute Skype notifications. How can I turn off sound ...
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Thunderbird indicator Ubuntu 13.10

I just upgraded to 13.10 and noticed that when I get a new email via Thunderbird, the little indicator lights up blue as usual, but there aren't any bubble notifications that pop up. They are really ...
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How to get rid of the language symbol?

Migrated from 12.10 to 13.10 a couple of days ago. I speak English, British English. I have a British layout keyboard. Now I have a square symbol in the top bar (or whatever it's proper name is) with ...
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I don't have notifications when changing the brightness

In order to have the brightness feature working on my EeePC (Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.13), I had to add to my /etc/default/grub : GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux" It was ...
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what is “System program problem detected” notification about and how to fix it?

I will start by saying this is not a duplicate of System Program Problem Detected nor "System Program Problem Detected". I do not want to disable apport. I want to find a way to know what is ...
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How to enable `notify-osd` for VLC?

I want to enable my desktop notification(notify-osd) of VLC.. look the pic below. How to?
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Crontab is not giving me error notifications [duplicate]

I don't always have the most reliable internet and I miss the feature in Windows where you're network icon changes. So far the only thing I can find to replace this is a cron job that pings. I set up ...
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Is there a way to still use Checkgmail on ubuntu 13.10?

Checkgmail is still for me the best Gmail notifier. It allows to archive, delete, ... directly from the popup, it is small and don't use much brandwidth. I use it in my debian xfce desktop but I'm ...
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How to make Firefox use native notification (notify-osd)?

I've seen this: As you can see Firefox is using the Ubuntu notification to notify the user. How to do that? I just want to get notifications for anything in general: for example, if a download is ...
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Thunderbird New Mail Notification pop up Xubuntu 13.10

I just started using Xubuntu and I have been pretty impressed so far. I use Thunderbird as my e-mail client and I have been having a tough time getting the email notifications to show up again. They ...
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How to disable bottom notification panel in GNOME 3.8

How to disable bottom notification panel (not notifications just panel, I don't want it to appear when I hover with mouse over bottom side of screen). I want to use Docky on bottom side, but ...
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Audacious desktop notifications stopped working in 13.10

When running 13.04, I used Audacious as a music player, with the "Desktop Notifications" plugin set up to display the current track, album name, artist name and album art whenever the track changed. ...
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Desktop notification when long running commands complete

I'd like to have a desktop notification whenever a command that has run for more than, say 15 seconds, finishes. In other words, I would like all commands to be wrapped in something like this ...
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Notifi-OSD how can I modify the notifications at the user-select screen?

When I start up the computer it automatically connects to the wifi so it displays a notification at the "user-select-screen" (does it have a name?). It's displayed in the default style of notify-osd ...
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Notification on Unity after i3 desktop removal

I installed i3 desktop environment and then removed it via software manager since I didn't like it very much. Now I started to use unity (default) back again. However, now I have a white over blue ...
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Kde network notification on start-up at center

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 and after i login it show me a kde network notification on top-center screen. How can i disable or adjust this inconvenience. Here is a screenshot:
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Xubuntu/XFCE: Is it possible to have email notification in the system tray?

The title says it all. I want to be notified in the tray.
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always show notifications in activity overview (gnome shell 3.10)

I want the notification bar to be always shown when I use activity overview. In some version of Gnome Shell (maybe 3.2 or 3.4) it was by default so I was wondering if it can be done in Gnome Shell ...
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How to make the laptop beep when battery is fully charged

I read about getting the laptop beeping when the battery charging is complete here. But I'm confused with the answer (and I didn't know yet, how to ask directly to a user). Where can I find the file ...
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no notification when I change brightness and/or volume

I user Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 (Gnome Shell 3.8). When I change the volume or brightness via hotkeys or my volume +/- buttons on my keyboard I do not get the notification in the middle of the screen. ...
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Annoying Viber notification

Can I somehow put Viber notification icon on top of the Unity panel (near Dropbox and others)?! It's pretty ugly to stay in top left corner...
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crontab entry to reboot than email

I got my weekly crontab reboot entry to work using /sbin/shutdown -r but now I want it to email me when the reboot happens. Ideally I would like the email to happen after it rebooted so I know the ...
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Notification When someone connects to my local network , ARP, Notification file

I have a question concerning Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop - notifications (same notification as Rhythmbox application when playing music back and forth), technically if I'm not mistaken it should be ...
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Limiting Pidgin indicator-messages in notification bar?

Ubuntu 13.04 here - notification-indicator for pidgin displays an enthusiastic amount of chat-history to the point where the panel scrollbar is a couple of screen heights. I'm sure some folks would ...
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Problem with Xtreme Download Manager notification icon

XDM had been working fine for, but I think the problem arose once I updated it. Instead of the notification icon being in the tray, it now floats on the screen. This is really annoying because it ...