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14.04: re-enabling unity style notification in unity after xubuntu-desktop install?

Ubuntu 14.04, I installed xubuntu-desktop to get access to both Unity and Xfce. However now, in Unity the notifications are messed up: no transparency, sound change and brightness change do not show ...
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How can I change notify-osd behaviour? (14.04)

I want to know if it's still possible to change the notify-osd behaviour. I used notifyosdconf in Ubuntu 13.10. but it doesn't work after the new install. I checked the files mentioned in the file ...
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1answer
60 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
44 views

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 : $ ...
2
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1answer
131 views

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 ...
4
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2answers
181 views

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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0answers
33 views

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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2answers
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Notify-osd notifications appear unthemed in top-left corner (ubuntu 13.10)

Problem I recently upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10, and suddenly notification bubbles don't appear themed as usual in the upper right corner, but they appear as white text on blue background in the ...
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1answer
1k views

No notifications from notify-osd on 13.10

I recently upgraded to 13.10. Notify-OSD works correctly ($ notify-send test # sends correctly the notification using gnome-shell style), but I'm not able to get notifications on volume up/down, ...
1
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0answers
36 views

How to clear unshown OSD notifications

I am a webmaster of 2 active websites. Every time I start Thunderbird, it downloads all the new messages from the admin mail addresses of these sites - info@site.com, contact@site.com, ...
6
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2answers
1k views

Use notify-osd instead notification-daemon in GNOME-Shell

How I can replace **notification-daemon** (ugly notifications at bottom of screen) by NotifyOSD (modern bubbles in right upper corner) ? I found some posts about this, but GNOME at default mode ...
1
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1answer
152 views

How to change the notifications dialog theme?

After installing Gnome 3 on my Ubuntu 13.04 (Unity) the "notification dialog theme" (screenshot below) changed. I'd like to know if is possible to return to the Unity default notification dialog theme ...
1
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1answer
153 views

Notifications less volatile alternative

I need a mechanism similar to notifications send-notify, but which would be more permanent - I would like the notification to only disappear when the user clicks on it, no sooner. If user turns off ...
3
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0answers
233 views

How to remove Xubuntu notification style?

I downloaded Xubuntu to try it on Ubuntu. After uninstalling it using sudo apt-get purge xubuntu-desktop I found out that even after that when there were pop-up notifications, it would appear in ...
2
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2answers
2k views

multiple gmail account notifier ubuntu 13.04

in 12.04 i used an app that used NotifyOSD to notify me if i got one of my three gmail accounts. and sadly i cant find it for 13.04. Both gm-notify and gm-notifier only works with 1 gmail acount. Is ...
4
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1answer
1k views

How to get caps/num/scroll lock keys OSD notification?

I would like to have a OSD notification display briefly everytime the CAPS, Num, or Scroll Lock state toggles. Is there a way to do this?
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0answers
139 views

Inhibit notifications temporarily [duplicate]

While my video player (specifically XBMC) is playing in fullscreen, the notify-osd bubbles with messages from gwibber etc. are still shown. Other video players like VLC manage to hide them, so I know ...
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0answers
539 views

Empathy doesn't show all notifications

In 13.04, Empathy doesn't show all the bubble notifications and it can't be configured. In the preferences, I can only configure sounds notifications but not visuals. Empathy only shows bubble ...
2
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0answers
94 views

Nagios Notification via Ubuntu notify-osd

I have been looking around for a nagios plugin that offers the ability to have alerts for my hosts and services that i monitor to come through to my ubuntu pc in the form of an onscreen notification. ...
0
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0answers
27 views

Can logging of notify-send/pynotify be disabled?

Can logging of notify-send/pynotify be disabled? Is this possible? I want the message to show up in the OSD, but would like to prevent logging of the notifications.
2
votes
2answers
905 views

How to configure which notifications are skipped in xfce4-notifyd (Lubuntu 12.10)?

I have accidentally clicked on "hide this notification" / "Do not show this message again" button in OSD notification system in Lubuntu 12.10, namely xfce4-notifyd. The information was about wireless ...
9
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2answers
890 views

Full screen or more visible Skype, Pidgin, Empathy notifications?

I work in a shared office and I have the heaphones plugged in in order not to bother my colleagues with the poping sounds of chats and incoming calls. The problem is that I miss most of my calls and ...
1
vote
1answer
436 views

no power notifications with i3wm

I use Ubuntu 12.10, but changed to the i3 window manger. It works great, but I do not get the normal "low power" notification. Notify OSD works as expected (I tested it per notify-send). How can I ...
0
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0answers
72 views

Menus are displayed wrong

Mean While My Mail Notifcation Icon Not Displaying Perfectly It `is Looking Like This And Finally Why i`m Getting Borders Around The text :( And Actually It Should Not Look Like This Theme ...
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0answers
61 views

How to fix a mail notifcation menu

I'm getting a menu like this, don't know why. I` M Using The 12.10 I Installed Some Notifcations And Tried To Move The Notification Applets Actually The Theme I`m Using Is Ambience-Dark Some ...
1
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1answer
271 views

How can I reset the notifications?

After I installed a Xubuntu-session in addition to my existing Ubuntu-session, eveytime I login to the Ubuntu-session, the notify-bubbles appear with the Xubuntu-theme. Can I revert that somehow?
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0answers
166 views

How can I create a simple fogger script?

I recently created a fog app (using fogger) for mightytext.net and it works great. I want to create a script that will show notifications with notify-osd instead of the Javascript notification I ...
6
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1answer
231 views

Ruined Ubuntu Bubble notifications

I don't know now, but somehow today I ruined my Bubble notifications in Ubuntu 12.04 Now my Bubble notifications look like the ones in the pictures: huge, out of place and ugly. I have tried ...
5
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2answers
690 views

What is the name of the program that displays the notifications?

What is the name of the program that displays the notifications in ubuntu ? The ones like sound changes, song name (in rhythmbox) etc. Can I send my own custom messages to it ? quick answer ...
0
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1answer
825 views

Expiry time in notify-send notifications

On my HP computer running Ubuntu 12.04, the brightness and volume increments were much higher than I wanted. On top of that, the notification for the volume was just plain wrong (0% sound did not ...
3
votes
2answers
489 views

How to show an application icon in the notification bubble?

I'm trying to integrate my app with Ubuntu notification system. It works ok, but I don't know how to show my icon in the bubble. My code looks something like: notification = Notify.Notification.new ...
10
votes
2answers
4k views

How do I use 'notify-send' to immediately replace an existing notification?

When I use notify-send to show a notification on the desktop, and then use it again to show a different notification, I have noticed that the second one only shows after the first one has disappeared. ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How to force a new Notification in notify-osd to show up without waiting for the earlier one to exit?

I have made a script(and a .desktop shortcut leading to this script) for starting and stoping xampp... It checks the status of xampp and accordingly either starts or stops xampp. Now i have assigned ...
0
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1answer
496 views

Python-libnotify showing weird behaviour with xfce4-notifyd and notify-osd

I am trying to play with libnotify's python bindings. I got this code from /usr/share/doc/python-notify/examples and it is showing different behaviour with xfce4-notifyd and notify-osd. Case-1 with ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to set notify-OSD as default in Gnome Classic session?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 in Gnome Classic session, the notify-OSD is replaced by this one in image below: How to set notify-OSD as default again?
2
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1answer
217 views

Xfce4 overrode my GNOME notifications (notify-osd). How do I get them back?

I installed xfce4 (sudo apt-get install xfce4) and now in an ordinary Ubuntu (unity) session I'm getting light-colored (what I'm assuming are xfce's) notification bubbles. How do I revert this back to ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

notification daemon configuration trouble

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and I have somehow got a notification daemon with dumb looking graphics. (I actually purged unity and installed gnome. I also tweaked certain settings from ...
12
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3answers
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How can I make notifications appear on a specific monitor?

In my Ubuntu 12.04, I have two monitors: left is the laptop and the right one is an external and big monitor. My vision is generally focused on the laptop monitor, but the notifications appears in the ...
3
votes
1answer
557 views

Get Unity style notifications in Gnome Classic?

I prefer the look of Unity's notifications as opposed to Gnome's. How can I get it? Or at least some thing that looks similar?
36
votes
2answers
24k views

How to customize on screen notifications?

There was a tool to configure notifications in earlier versions of Ubuntu as described here. I tried to install it in Ubuntu 12.04 too but I failed. I want to have the notifications dynamically ...
5
votes
1answer
839 views

Can you move the notification popups? If so, how?

I am trying to find out how to move the notification area down on my monitor (I've got dual monitors); I would prefer to move them to bottom left of right monitor if possible, If not Center Right of ...
19
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2answers
2k views

Is there a way to view notification history?

If I walk away from my PC, then there is a good chance I might miss certain notifications. I've seen in KDE that notifications get stored and stacked until you click them (or whatever). Unless I'm ...
0
votes
3answers
584 views

Where can I find libnotify1_0.5.0-2ubuntu1_i386.deb?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10. I am trying to install Thunderbird 8.0 and it keeps saying that it is dependent on libnotify1 (>=0.5.0). I find that libnotify1 is not installed in 11.10. It is ...
1
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3answers
422 views

Where can I find documentation for notify-osd?

Whenever something happen which require notification (connecting to a wireless network or low battery status) Ubuntu (unity) gives a nice floating message which (usually) vanishes after several ...
3
votes
2answers
307 views

Compiz widget layer interferes with libnotify notifications

I use the Compiz Widget Layer plugin so as to have a fullscreen Terminator window a keystroke away. The only issue I have is, when I'm in the Widget Layer, notifications don't appear, so I don't come ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

Display non-critical notifications when totem is playing video

When I'm watching videos in Totem, only critical notifications are displayed. To me, it is more important to get these notifications when I'm watching a video in full screen, because then there is ...
2
votes
1answer
228 views

Why aren't there multiple notifications? And how to enable?

I noticed in Ubuntu 11.04 there are only two notifications allowed at once, one being for sound, etc... and the other for all applications. I am using udev-notify and my computer likes to dump my ...
3
votes
1answer
758 views

Displaying notifications on top-right of primary monitor

I'm using Natty 11.04 64bit, classic mode. I don't like the default setup of having two Gnome panels - one on top, one on bottom (seems like a waste of screen estate) I basically merge both panels ...
8
votes
2answers
1k views

Notification appears on 'wrong' screen

Work provides me with four large screens, which in Xinerama leads to a nice 5120 x 3200 pixel display (running Ubuntu classic, no animations). All very nice indeed --- but the 'notifications' appear ...
8
votes
3answers
886 views

Show notifications with notify-send when application is full screen?

Is it possible for notify-send to show notifications even if there is application opened in full screen (e.g. chromium, hit F11)? Currently, it does not appear.