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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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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How to get the AskUbuntu chat ping noise and alert on Ubuntu Gnome

Since I have changed to Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and Gnome 3.14, from Ubuntu 15.04 with Unity, I have noticed that although I am able to activate desktop notifications for some sites and ...
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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 ...
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Broken NotifyOSD. No bubbles, only text

My problem is that NotifyOSD doesn't show bubbles as it should. Instead of them it shows text in top left corner: https://i.imgur.com/kFXdXE0.png?1 This problem appeared when I was trying out ...
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Notification whenever a program connect to internet/outside

I always use public WiFi in my college. Hence I thought of setting up a firewall. It was not as easy as I thought. My current set up is that all incoming connections are blocked except ssh. Is there a ...
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How do I enable desktop notifications, including audio, of when terminator is finished executing commands?

I know that on Fedora you get popups and audio notifications that appear whenever a command has finished running in GNOME Terminal. I was wondering if something similar was possible on Ubuntu in ...
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No sound notification with telegram

Since I have my Aquaris E4.5, almost 3 months, I noticed trouble with notification with telegram. I never received sound notification, at all. Most of the time, the led is blinking and the phone ...
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Can I display volume or brightness popup using command?

When you adjust your brightness or volume in ubuntu, you would see a popup notification in the top right corner of the screen to notify you the level of brightness or volume. Just as follows: I can ...
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Is it possible to cancel or clear a notification created by a bash script using notify-send?

So I wrote a little script that makes sure a certain user plugs in a laptop when he logs on (it disables if he doesn't). The script uses notify-send to tell him to plug it in. If he plugs it in, the ...
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How can I temporarily disable notifications in GNOME 3?

I want to stop these: I need a one liner that can be run from the command line. I want it to stop all notifications, including Spotify and any newly opening apps.
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Notifyd brightness notification not showing properly

I have the exact same problem described here. I'm using an nvidia driver and it was all right (I had to use a similar procedure to have my brightness control working). My xorg configuration files are ...
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Is there a way to get notifications from StackExchange sites in the mail indicator applet?

I'm one of the few people who quite like the mail indicator applet. I was wondering if there was some sort of plugin to receive notifications from StackExchange sites (e.g. stackoverflow.com) in said ...
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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...
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Failing desktop notification from script

I am running an APC UPS for my home VOIP equipment. My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS computer with apsupsd is also plugged into this UPS, and I have modified apcupsd's onbattery script to shutdown the computer 1 ...
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How to change the time display notifications?

I use translating from select text that showing on standard notifications. But if i was translating several words notifications don't reload and showing too long. How i can increase speed for showing ...
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Shorten time of notifications

How can I shorten the time of notifications which show up in Xubuntu up right. About 2 seconds are enough.
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notify-osd replaced with dunst after switching back to unity from i3wm

I was testing i3wm (sudo apt-get install i3 is what I ran, and chose i3 from the log in screen) on my machine and after a while, decided to switch back to Unity. Upon switching back, I noticed that ...
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Any way to catch the notifications so another program can read them?

I know you can see notifications in the terminal using dbus-monitor "interface='org.freedesktop.Notifications'" | grep --line-buffered "string", but is there any easy way to catch the notifications ...
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Wifi Notifications Not Working in Ubuntu 15.04

Recently upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. At some point in the last week or so, my notifications for connecting and disconnecting to wifi stopped working. This is particularly annoying because I use an ...
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i3wm Dunst no longer showing notification

I an running a minimal install of ubuntu with i3wm, dunst was running fine until I installed feh wich is I think is totaly unrelated... when I try to send a test notification using notify-send ...
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Replace Cinnamons volume notifications on Ubuntu 14.04

I use the Cinnamon 2.4 desktop environment on Ubuntu 14.04. The Cinnamon volume indicators/notifications are really huge and annoying, so I would like to use the default Ubuntu notifications. From ...
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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: ...