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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Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray

Is there any way to have Thunderbird notification on KDE system tray. by Running it in Ubuntu, it doesn't bring any icon in KDE system tray. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with KDE
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Is it possible to close Evolution but still get notifications for new mail in GNOME 3 notification area?

I use Evolution for mailing, and I like how new mail notifications appear in GNOME 3 notification area at the top of the screen. Unfortunately, it seems that Evolution must be running for this ...
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Gmail notification through online accounts

I grant access Ubuntu to access my google account in online accounts. Now how can I setup Ubuntu to notify when I receive a new email ? Thunderbird doesn't working as explained here.
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Ubuntu 15.10: Notify-OSD and multimedia keys

Ever since I updated to Ubuntu 15.10 Notify-OSD has stopped showing any indication that I have changed my volume or toggled my touchpad. I know that these keys work because the system updates ...
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How to send KDE5 desktop notification from a bash script?

I've tried a number of options, none of them worked: notify-send 'text' kdialog --passivepopup 'text' 5 qdbus org.kde.knotify /Notify event "event" 'app' "(" ")" 'title' 'text' 'pixmap' '' 5 0
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No new mail notification for main icon of Thunderbird in unity-panel [duplicate]

Thunderbird is open but the main icon in unity-panel doesn't show that I received an email. I would like that icon change when I receive an email. Take a look at screenshot. When I receive an ...
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How to receive a desktop notification on a kernel lockup or bug/warning?

Apport doesn't react at all on any segfaults/problems warnings that happen in kernel [modules], the only way I know of to see them is to check kernel log (dmesg). I'd like to receive a notification ...
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Thunderbird : email notification and unity-panel icon

Problems: The main icon in unity-panel doesn't change when I receive an email. There is no pop up. System setting: Thunderbird is open. Sound notification works. Messaging Menu and Unity ...
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Xfce notification for detected keyboard and/or mouse

I have a 4-port KM switch (4 screens, 4 computers, 1 keyboard and mouse switched across all of them). I was wondering if there was some sort of notification tool to display a popup in Xfce (Xubuntu) ...
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Change PBS Job complete notifications to files rather than email?

I want to collect all the informations of the email notification from the completion of the pbs jobs? therefore, I don't want to get them with email. Can I get these email as the files in the server? ...
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Firefox doesn't play sounds in Slack desktop notifications

I'm not getting sounds in desktop notifications, specifically for Slack. I've experienced this on multiple hardware. I ensured I have Notify-OSD installed and have enable desktop notifications in ...
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qBittorrent on-screen notifications (Ubuntu 15.10)

Once upon a time there were the qBittorrent on-screen notifications that told everyone that their download was complete. Then came Ubuntu 15.10, which destroyed them all. Is there a way to restore ...
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Why would System Notifications report updates available but each of sudo apt-get update, software updater and muon updater do not find updates?

I have this same scenario on 2 separate machines The plasma desktop frequently shows notifications like this: An update is available for your system. There are 3 updated packages. However, when I ...
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KDE notification popup appears only when I attach a second screen

I use kde 4.13.3. I dont see a popup for notifications when I use only one screen but once I attach a second screen. How could I move the popup to be shown in the main screen whether I attached a ...
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Change notifications system in Ubuntu 14.04

I know, there's a similar question on this site, but it's quite outdated. So I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with standard DE, and the default notifications daemon is a real pain. There is even no way to ...
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How do I disable desktop notifications in Ubuntu 14.04?

Desktop notifications can be helpful, but often they just get in the way. Is there some way to disable notifications entirely for Ubuntu 14.04? Will this break anything that uses notifications? The ...
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How to call desktop notifications on Ubuntu GNOME?

I was wondering how exactly one makes a desktop notification come up on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18? What I mean is how do I get one of these desktop notifications to come up with text that I ...
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New mail notifications (by Evolution) suddenly stopped working

Immediately following one of the latest Ubuntu system updates1, notifications about newly arrived mails stopped working. The corresponding plugin2 is still enabled, and I'm not aware of having changed ...
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How to get desktop notification for new mails using mutt?

I have switched my email client to mutt. Currently, I have a pull-workflow, meaning I have to check regularly if new mails have arrived. As email is a communication tool I barely use (or even avoid to ...
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Thunderbird pop-up notifications?

I have Thunderbird set up so that I will receive a notification when I get an email, but all I get is the sound notification. Is there any way I can get a pop up with a preview of the message like I ...
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Stop infinite notifications display

I wanted to schedule a job to run at a specific time just once. So, I used the at command: at now -f /path/to/task.sh Now, in the task script, I wrote code to display notifications using ...
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Make a new notification with sound icon and bar

Probably this question has already been answered somewhere, but I could not find it. The situation: I am on Ubuntu 15.10, on a laptop. I have a secondary bluetooth speakers system, on which I ...
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Catch warnings/notifications from other workspaces

The pyCharm debugger notifies you if there was a fatal error / uncaught exception happening, by flashing the screen or similar. However, if I'm in a different workspace I do not get that ...
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No pop up notification in Gnome 2 anymore

I use gnome 2 (yes I don't like gnome 3). When I change the volume for example, there is a pop up rectangle in the top-right part of the screen that I call a pop up notification because I don't know ...
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How do I display login message such as password expiry warning?

I'm using sssd to authenticate against an active directory. The passwords for the user may expire after a given time. In sssd.conf you can set [pam] pam_pwd_expiration_warning = X to change the days ...
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Can I make centered desktop notifications?

I would like to overlay custom text as a notification. It is important that the notification is non obtrusive (does not take away window focus). I made an 8 second video to show what I am trying to ...
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Blink Effect on Ununtu Notification

I have checked that we can customize the ubuntu notification with NotifyOSD. Is there any way to blink the notification. Like when we increse the sound and reached to full volume, it is blinking. can ...
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volume and brightness notifications not working but notify-send do

There is no notification while changing volume and brightness.Volume indicator applet is working fine. notify-send is also working. I think this happened after installing Theme Configuration app(to ...
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Problems with notifications aquaris E5 Ubuntu Edition

I have this problem. Do not get notifications from Facebook, twitter, gmail and Dekko or the application. Also in the application telegram slow to receive notifications and if I'm inside the app and ...
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How to make notification bubbles with custom size, colour and position using command line?

I wonder if there is any command line method to make notifications in Ubuntu notification bubble. Or is there a file that belong to this task? I want the following characteristics: My own messages ...
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can't `xkill` a “Loading…” bubble/growlbox

I have no idea what program caused this "Loading..." growl notification / bubble / shoutbox / popup but it is still there outside of the web browser. (Even though it looks like a Javascript / ...
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Nagios is sending mails manually but alerts are not coming

Alert mailing is configured from a gmail id to avoid spam catchup. Nagios alert mailing is working fine while trying manually using 'mail' command. Which clearly means, nagios is capable of sending ...
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Nagios is not sending mails to outer domains

I have enabled email notifications in Nagios. I have added my company ID as well as Gmail id in contacts.cfg. I have added mailx in commands.cfg. Mails are getting dropped to company id but not to ...
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Keep Dropbox notification icon hidden in Kubuntu 15.04

I enabled Dropbox at startup. This puts the dropbox icon on the notification bar. Because the icon doesn't match other icons in the panel, I am able to hide it by following: System tray settings > ...
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Disable low battery notifications/warning on 15.04

I would like to disable the low battery warnings on Ubuntu 15.04. My laptop seems to have a faulty charge port or has trouble detecting the true charge of any battery I put in it, even brand new ...
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Is there a way to show free disk space in notification bar?

I sometimes come close to running out of space. Is there a way to show how much I have left somewhere so I always know?
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How to avoid duplicated notifications from gnome MPlayer

When I play music in Gnome Mplayer, at the time when song changes I can see two notifications with the next title of the song. Can it be fixed to have only one song notification?
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Disable “battery dead” notification

For seven years a notebook was being used without plugging out the charger, which obviously killed the battery to death. Now a freshly installed Ubuntu warns me every time I turn on the notebook that ...
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Chrome Notifications No Longer Display (14.04)

I recently reinstalled 14.04, and Chrome notifications worked great for about 2 days, after which there were no gmail notifications or Now cards and now there isn't even the bell icon. The Chrome and ...
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Configure Unity notifications to close on click

I like those notification bubbles of Unity, but the one thing I really hate of them is that I can't click them away. I know when I hover above them they become almost transparent and that I may click ...
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New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
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Not getting sound for notifications in Firefox after switch to GNOME

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 using Firefox and GNOME 3.14 I stopped getting desktop notifications (no visual or sound), although now that I have upgraded to GNOME 3.16 I am getting, delayed, ...
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Telegram notifications stopped working. Ubuntu Touch 15.04 r4

Today I noticed that Telegram Notifications do no longer appear in the notification area. In addition the dash icon no longer displays the count of unread messages. Upon opening Telegram I was ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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A red exclamation sign also errors in update [duplicate]

There is a red exclamation sign in the notification area. When I run sudo apt-get update the state of terminal is below: Ign http: //bd.archive.ubuntu.com trusty/universe Translation-en_US Fetched ...
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Can't get rid of file in /var/lib/update-notifier/user.d/ in 64-bit xubuntu 14.04

There's this infuriating update notifier that pops up in every single goddamned time I log into my account telling me the following: The following packages requested additional data downloads ...
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How do I turn off calendar notifications in ubuntu touch?

I'm using ubuntu touch on MX4. 15.04 r2. I use the calendar app, this one is up to date. I can't seem to turn off calendar notifications for events on my calendar. I've looked in system settings and ...
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How to create your own window gui like notification

I want to ask is there any chance to create your own notification window, you know when you click hotkey from your keyboard and you are in-game, it will pops out for example text. You guys have any ...
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notify-send not working, seems many bugs [duplicate]

i'm trying to create notification script but it doesnt work. When i click for example "control+alt+m" it should pop notification which it does, but its like default and i cant change anything. I ...
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Is it possible to see old notifications?

I recently changed some settings in my inotify configuration so that phpstorm would be able to index my files better(I think?). Now my dropbox installation is on the fritz. It can't scan through my ...