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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How do I get my QML program to utilize Unity7 notifications? Is there an API I can use?

I am developing a screenshot application in QML, and I wish to utilize Unity 7 notifications, similar to what Rhythmbox uses when notifying a user that a new song has started, or when the volume is ...
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14.04: “Printing Problem” — Multiple alert windows

It seems from reading [1] that it was decided that multiple error alerts may be shown when a printing problem is detected: "For now, multiple errors with the same printer should be presented ...
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Critically Low Battery Notification not showing in Ubuntu 14.04.1

Ubuntu is not showing the notification if there is a critically low battery. I already tried this reinstalling libnotify-bin notify-osd, but that didn't help. I am using a dell Inspiron 15 3537 ...
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How to get a notification when computer is not charging?

My laptop battery sucks, and lasts up to 5minutes without charging. Sometimes the charger falls out without me knowing, making the computer shut off unexpectedly. Is there a way to get a notification ...
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How do I disable the sound indicator notification bubbles?

I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Every time I press the volume up/down/mute button on my keyboard, this box appears in the top right corner of my screen telling me the current volume level. I was wandering if ...
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Network notification after installing kde-nm-connection-editor

I have installed plasma-nm on my Ubuntu 14.04. Beside nm-applet's notifications plasma-nm also started generating notification about available networks and wlan0 association with selected networks. ...
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Mange Notification Duration

How to Reduce Duration of Notification ?
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How to assign a keyboard shortcut to show an Ubuntu Desktop notification?

What I am trying to do is, I have a few texts in a file & when I tap a key combination like ctrl+Q, the text should appear as a notification on my Ubuntu Desktop. What is the command to assign ...
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one notification per message in empathy indicator

In the latest version of empathy (3.8.6) on ubuntu 14.04 I get a notification for every message I get from a person, which ends up clogging the entire panel. It used to be the case that I would only ...
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Low battery alarm [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L750. Low battery visual alerts work perfectly, BUT I'd like those to beep (or other alert sound). Is that possible at all? Thanks
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Battery notification on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to get Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to notify me about battery when it hits 50%. How can I do that?
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Way of receiving alerts on login attempts, whether successful or not?

I believe my linux machine to be reasonably protected from external login. But since I am mildy paranoid, I would like to be alerted when there is a login attempt made to the server, whether ...
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How to disable notifications for a specific application?

I recently installed the native Linux Spotify client on my Ubuntu 14.04, which works like a charm. The only thing that really really annoys me is that I get a notification for each new song that ...
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How to disable notifications sound while XBMC is runnig?

I would like to know if it's possible to disable notification using XBMC (mails, network etc). I'm using Kubuntu 14.04.1. I've found this command but the script doesn't work, the sound is re-enabled ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 disable release notification of 14.04 in Update Manager

Both my parents are still using Ubuntu 12.04 and we don't intent to upgrade to 14.04 in the near future. Is it possible to disable the upgrade notification in Update Manager? This because it's just ...
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How to replace gnome 3 notifications with Unity's notify-osd inside gnome?

I want to replace gnome 3 notifications with the ones available on Unity (notify-osd, I think?), how can I do this?
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How to get mac like popup notifications on gnome?

I'd like to replace normal gnome notifications with the ones like on Mac OS X, how would one be able to do this? If its not possible, how can I replace gnome notifications with the ones on Unity?
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Notification every 2 minutes, with QR code, What is it?

Does anybody knows what is the meaning of the notification, is a QR code and says: KERROPI 20140416-1, BIOS f.0.5 System ID: 21f7? This is in Unity, with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am not signed into any ...
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“Ubuntu One services will shut down” notification displayed at each session [duplicate]

The notification: Ubuntu One Ubuntu One file services will be shutting down on June 1st, 2014.Thanks for your support. comes at each session I log on. Please tell me how do I deactivate it. June 1 ...
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How do I send a notification into blue-envelope area from bash?

I want to send a notification that would be permanently visible, e.g. so I won't miss it. Ideally this would be a MacOS-like popping GUI icon in Dock, but as I understand, such a notification in ...
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Chrome Notifications indicator not showing

Chrome Notifications indicator not showing. Package libappindicator1 is installed. I remember having notifications in the past, I haven't paid much attention to it, so I might have disabled it(via gui ...
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Kde uses Gnome notification system instead of knotify

I tried to install kubuntu-active on the Kubuntu Trusty and it failed to start. So, I removed it and many packages has "active" in it name related to KDE Active. KDE runs ok now but one issue: It uses ...
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Network notification balloon stays showed too long

I'd like to know if there is a possibility and where can I adjust the network state notification balloon timer? Actually, if the computer is connected or disconnected to the network, the notification ...
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Why there is not full list of Skype notifications

After I reinstalled Ubuntu, I have the newest skype version installed now. And now I keep getting notifications at the right bottom corner, who came online, who went offline. I would like to get rid ...
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How to “Hide the notification icon” of Chromium? [duplicate]

Details are given of how to Hide the notification icon in Windows and on a Mac. So far I cannot find an equivalent option in my version of Chromium 36.0.1985.125 Ubuntu 12.04 (283153). If it ...
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No new mail notification in Thunderbird

I am using Thunderbird 31 on Ubuntu. I set up my accounts and then I closed Thunderbird. But I'm not getting any notification. Is there any add-on I need?
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Weird Arabic notification on login

I don't speak Arabic and neither have I installed anything related to Arabic, but on login I get this strange notification: What could be the cause and how do I get rid of it? (Also, what does it ...
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How to enable power failure notification?

I need to enable power(A/C) failure (off-line) and power on (on-line) notifications, like this notification I searched and tried to do that but i didn't find any successful articles. i use this ...
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Somethign similar to notification center?

Does software exist for ubuntu 14.04, which would notify you about facebook notifications, notify you about new emails and so on? If so, I would like to ask you to mention it. Thanks.
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repeating I/O error notification

I'm downloading some old Irish songs (using qbittorrent) but the names can get quite lengthy at times. (don't worry, there is no copyright on these songs) Now a few files have a file name that is just ...
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Multiple notifications via notify-osd or alternatives

I am searching for a way to display multiple notifications at once. The default app for Ubuntu seems to be notify-osd. Can this be configured to display multiple notifications? PNotify is a very ...
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Fullscreen libnotify?

Is there any way to make libnotify popups appear in fullscreen apps? If not, is there somewhere where I could make a feature request?
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How do I stop Ubuntu One from telling me its file service will be shutting down two weeks ago? [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Starting a few weeks ago, every time I boot a message would pop up in the notification area and say that Ubuntu One's file services will be shutting down June 1st, 2014. ...
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Is it possible, in Xubuntu 14.04, using Nautilus, make it auto-mount USB and such as soon as it's plugged and show in the notification area?

i just changed Thunar for Nautilus in my Xubuntu 14.04 and with the help of the community I made it working almost perfect now! The only thing I'm missing is that when I plug something on it, let's ...
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Does Timeshift Backup provide (OSD) notifications in Ubuntu?

I am trying Timeshift backup program for the first time in my Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit system. Setup and use is simple enough but I am used to Ubuntu's default program "Deja-Dup" providing persistent pop ...
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How to renable “never show” notifications in Xubuntu 14.04?

Dear beloved community! I accidentally disabled some applications from the notifications bubble. I was wondering, how can I renable the hidden applications again? I found a few answers on askubuntu ...
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I don't receive mail notification using Nagios Core 4

I have a problem with automatically mail notification in Nagios Core 4 installed on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) server... I have tried to send mail with the nagios user and root user ...
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Lost volume control OSD for Ubuntu

I've been happily chugging along with Ubuntu 14.04 (love it), and something I must have done removed the on screen notification when I change the volume via keyboard buttons. When I change the volume ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Notification incorrectly displayed

I have a problem with my notifications on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The notifications are just plain text with a colored background, and are also strangely placed in the top left corner. I have no idea on how ...
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Remove spotify pop-up notification when a song starts

I would like to remove the bubble notifications of spotify that are shown when a new song is being played. This is quite distracting while you are working. I still like the integration within the ...
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Change notification daemon on 14.04

In older versions of Ubuntu, /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.freedesktop.Notifications.service could be edited to change the default notification daemon. However changing this file no longer affects ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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How to display reboot required user notification after installing a custom package in linux?

After installing a custom package I should force a reboot of the system. I looked at couple of solutions to this use notify-send to display user notification followed by a reboot command, which did ...
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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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How can I play a custom sound when my battery is low?

I want my computer to play a custom sound file when my battery is low (say 10%). How can I do this? Thanks
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How can I replace Google Chrome's low resolution notification icon?

Google Chrome was recently upgraded to version 35.0.1916.114 on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. Since then the notification icon has begun to show up on the system tray. However it seems it's using a ...
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Software updater not notifying when updates are available

Until a couple of months ago, whenever I ran aptdcon --refresh or sudo apt-get update, If there were updates Software Updater would pop up showing the updates. This is how my updates are set up: ...
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How can i get yammer notification alert in ubuntu system

I am using yammer in my system with ubuntu 12.04 version. I want notification alert if any message/comment received. Like we have in skype. Can any one know it.
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Problem with Notification Area and Eclipse on Ubuntu 14.04

Since the last week, I have a problem with the Unity Notification Area on Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm using Eclipse, (with Oracle Java 1.7) the Notification Area dissapear and, 1-3 seconds after, reappear. ...
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Activate Chrome native notifications

I'm trying to get native notifications to work using Google Chrome (or Chromium) on Ubuntu, but no luck so far. Things I've tried already: Libnotify Notifications in Chrome I've runned install.sh ...