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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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 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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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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How do you make your terminal play a sound or offer a notification when it has finished executing its command? [duplicate]

I do sudo apt-get update from time to time, and find it frustrating to have to check when it is done doing its thing. Is there anyway I can get it to offer a notification popup or play a sound when it ...
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How to use GTK/GNOME notifications services in Java?

I've started learning Java and to have some project to actually put knowledge to the practice, I decided to make a custom notifications service. I know that Java is not the best option, but that's ...
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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KDE Network Manager Notification Options Not Available

KDE Network Manager is suppose to have notification options for Connection Activated or Deactivated are missing here. I am on Kubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated. You can see in the picture that some of ...
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Ubuntu-touch facebook notifications are not received

I dont receive any facebook notification in my Aquarius e4,5. Access to facebook account is allowed in my phone. Is there necessary allow anything on facebook page or is there any known bug? Second ...
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No mail-notifications on Ubuntu Phone (bq Aquaris E4.5)?

I have installed the gmail scope/app from Ubuntu Core App Developers but I dont receive any notifications for new emails (worked once a few days ago for one mail though!). What am I missing? There is ...
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How to monitor battery condition and pop-up notification?

Essentially, I would like this comment into a working answer. I know how to extract the battery percentage from How to check battery status using terminal?: upower -i $(upower -e | grep BAT) | ...
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Unity Bar notification numbers small after upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 from 14.04, I noticed that the notification numbers on the unity bar were much smaller, and sort of hard to read. Is there any way I can fix this? Also, is there a more ...
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Chromium desktop notifications desktop shortcut mode

I created desktop shortcut for some websites (hipchat, slack...). When I run them from desktop, they run in their own window. The problem is that there are no desktop notification. In slack there is ...
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Disable Nautilus notification sounds

Nautilus plays sounds when switching tabs, opening/closing the preferences menu, and going up/down the directory tree. I find it annoying. How do I disable it? This question has been asked once ...
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Keyboard / usb detachment alert?

I'm in a fun security-battle with a co-worker, where we each try to attach each others system in order to send out an email to all other co-workers in which they are invited to come and have a sweet ...
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How to make System notifications use Chrome notification system?

Everywhere I read about how to make chrome to use system notification (chrome desktop notification to notifyOSD). I'm just wondering if there is a way to make the opposite: Is it possible to make my ...
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Get rid of the ugly notification osd in lubuntu 14.10

I installed lubuntu 14.10 recently. I love it so far. It's very fast and all. The only absolute one thing that really annoys me is the "out-of-shape" osd which is used for notifications. I haven't ...
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Pidgin shows hundreds of endless notifications of online facebook friends. How do I disable this?

I logged into facebook messenger on Pidgin. Now for about an hour afterwords I get endless notifications of people coming "online" on facebook. I can't find any option to disable this, but it's a real ...
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How to reply to from popup Pidgin notification message itself in unity?

I want to reply to IM notification of pidgin popup in unity desktop, rather than opening a new window of concern IM. It would be much better to rply from popup notification message itself of piding. ...
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Get notified about new files on SFTP server

I am looking for any solution for my problem. I have SFTP access to client's server and I need some script or something else to watch after new files because they are added irregularly. I need this ...
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How do I re-enable disabled network notifications (never show again) in Unity?

I had a popup that my wireless network had disconnected and hit the "don't show this message again" button. I actually want it to show. I can't figure out how I would reenable it. This is Unity on ...
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notify-send not working under Flashback

Unable to send messages with notify-send under Ubuntu 14.10 running Flashback with Metacity. When one issue a command like: notify-send test no message appear. Looking at processes the notify-osd ...
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Create instant desktop notification linux

I'm writing a program which notify user about something repeatedly with new message each time using notify-send, but the problem is I want notifications to stay there for 5 seconds but it should be ...
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How to edit gnome settings in config file(.xmll or other)

I enable connection notification with following: gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications false gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications false ...
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awesome overwrote xfce notifications

I installed awesome and i3 to try out fully tiled window managers, and it looks like the styling from awesome's notifications has overtaken xfce4's. Neither notify-osd nor notification-daemon are ...
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OSD Notify problem with VMware workstation full screen

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with two monitors. The primary monitor is my laptop monitor (HP EliteBook 8570p) and the second one is 24' LG, which i use for my VMware Workstation 10 guest os. I noticed ...
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Email notifier that supports Online accounts, notifications, Messaging Menu

Is there an email notifier application that: can be found in the Ubuntu repositories (not in a PPA), is integrated with the Online Accounts in Unity, shows notifications in message bubbles in the ...
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Thunderbird/E-Mail icon not showing on Systems-Tray

I just set up Thunderbird on my 14.04 system and I remember seeing an E-Mail icon in the Systems-Tray around a year ago. As I didn't need it, I somehow made it go away. How do I get an E-Mail ...
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Last command and execution time

I'd like to get the last command used and its execution time. This will be used as part of an alias for notification.
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notify-send and terminal command

Let's use sudo apt-get install linux as an example. Here is the notify send command: notify-send -i terminal Bash "execution complete" How could I substitute 'bash' with the entire sudo command? ...
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How to get UNITY native notification for gogle chrome?

I have tried the below link Activate Chrome native notifications But there is no such files and folders in above said answers when I installed the google Chrome recently to version 38 How can I get ...
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XFCE notifications are covered by fullscreen

I just install Xubuntu 14.10 and my notifications are not visible when i go into fullscreen mode in Chrome or VLC or anything else. I found some threads about this, but they were from 2009! I don't ...
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KDE announces program name when I open an Emacs window

I don't know why but suddenly KDE tells me whenever I open my Emacs window ... how can I tell it to shutup? It only happens with Emacs so far. Edit: My Thinkpad X220 runs on Kubuntu 14.04. I tried ...
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There are lines in the notifications in Lubuntu 14.10. (See image below) What's wrong?

I'm using Dell Vostro 3446, Lubuntu 14.10, 64-bit. It's a completely clean installation. No problems in the installation. But, the notifications have lines in them, and aren't "clear" like it used to ...