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notify-send not working on 14.04, but volume and brightness notifications do

I have browsed around here and googled for over an hour, but are no closer to a solution, so here goes. lets start by killing /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/notify-osd. I then do notify-send "foo" and it ...
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Can notify-send be used to send pop-up notifications to a Windows X server over ssh?

I'd like my backup script to issue a notification once it's done. I run Ubuntu as a headless server and login into it using PuTTY on Windows. I've already installed x11-apps and verified xclock and ...
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How to issue notifications that echo across all open consoles of particular user?

I've heard about notify-send of libnotify-bin, but it only seems purposed for GUI desktops. Is there a simpler counterpart that's just for consoles? Similar to the warning/notification we get when ...
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How can I get desktop notifications to display on both screens

I have a laptop and a secondary screen that I use for most of my work. When notifications are displayed, they are only on the laptop screen. How can I get it to display on both screens? Ubuntu 13.04
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Notification's timeout should also expire when inactive

A script of mine shows notifications via notify-send. When I'm actively using my system they disappear after some seconds, but when f.i. I'm not using my mouse or keyboard, or my screen is turned off, ...
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How can I send a custom desktop notification?

I have a custom script and I want to send a desktop notification (the one that appears in the top right corner of the screen) with a custom message. How do I do that?
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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 ...
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lubuntu notify-send remove limit of 21?

sending notifications with notify-send in lubuntu notify-send -i error -t 1000 "Error" "error notification" I can send only 21 of them, after that no more notifications sent, the only way to ...
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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 ...