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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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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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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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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 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 do you use Notify OSD in Razor Qt?

Is it possible to set Razor Qt to use notify-osd instead of its built in notification system?
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How to disable system tray notifications in 14.04?

I don't like, need nor want the notification bubbles which pop up in the top right corner of the screen. I've looked around quite a bit but can't identify how to disable them? NotifyOSD Configuration ...
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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 behavior. 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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How to decrease step of XF86KbdBrightnessDown and XF86KbdBrightnessUp handlers on Ubuntu

My hardware supports full 256 steps of screen brightness. Unfortunately Ubuntu's default brightness driver uses wrong steps: I need to increase granularity of steps in the dark end of the spectrum, ...
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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 ...
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xubuntu volume multimedia keys not working despite changing the active card

The indicator applet works. alsamixer works. amixer commands work but they won't use notify-osd to display the volume levels. I followed the solution present here: Volume keys are working in unity ...
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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 : $ ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Script to Notify me when something happens on a shared directory

The situation is: I have a shared directories from many other machines where other users work on. I need to be notified whenever a user create, modify or delete a directory or file from his local ...
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NotifyOSD does not work

Somehow my NotiyOSD unter 12.04. does not work. notify-send "Test" "Test" produces: notify-send -i /usr/share/icons/gnome/32x32/status/dialog-warning.png "Test" "Test" produces: If I use my ...
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Unity Tweak Tool is giving an error: com.canonical.notify-osd

I just installed Unity Tweak Tool but haven't been able to use it due to the error it keeps giving, which is: com.canonical.notify-osd I tried looking it up but haven't come up with anything so far. ...
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Notification box doesn't go away in Xubuntu

I just installed Xubuntu 13.10 on my MSI Wind netbook. I had no problems with the previous version 13.04, but the first thing I noticed with this latest version is that the brightness OSD stays on the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 OSD Brightness Flicker

I've just upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 on an MSI Wind. I've ran into a problem, and haven't found a resolution. The brightness on screen display seemingly randomly pops up on the screen. It flickers ...
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Notify-osd notifications appear unthemed in top-left corner

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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Is there a way to make Ubuntu read out notifications?

Ubuntu has a very cool notification system. Is there a way to make Ubuntu read out notifications when they appear? Or is it possible to link the text in notifications to espeak?
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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, ...
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move notify-OSD location [duplicate]

I have a triple monitor setup and the notify area in the right-top-right location is annoying to see when something important comes up I want to to move it to the middle-to-right (top-right of center ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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OSD Lyrics on Ubuntu 13.04

Guys how do I install OSD Lyrics on Ubuntu 13.04 ? I added the repo, but when installing it comes : Fetched 1,132 kB in 47s (23.8 kB/s) W: Failed to fetch ...
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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 ...
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Use NotifyOSD with i3wm window manager

I use i3wm as window manager, but something seems to be broken. I want to use NotifyOSD as a notification service, but I am not able to set it as a default service. At the moment I get ugly blueish ...
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Facebook notifications alternative to Fbuntu and Facebook notifyer

Im using 12.04 and trying to get a Facebook notification in Messaging menu just like gm-notify. I have tried Fbuntu (not being worked on any more) and facebook-notifier (running in the background but ...
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Disabling/removing volume notification in Ubuntu 12.04?

I removed notify-osd but then another notification started appearing instead when changing the volume: Is there a way to remove this notification as well? I use my Logitech G110 keyboard's volume ...
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NotifyOSD history [duplicate]

Does NotifyOSD keeps a history of its messages? If so how can I access it? Because sometimes it would be very useful to me being able keep record of the notifications in order to report some bugs and ...
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Are there PHP bindings for indicators and notifications?

Are there already some projects/extensions or wrappers to allow easy creation of ubuntu unity indicators with PHP before I try and 'reinvent the wheel'. A basic Python template that would interface ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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. ...
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How can I read NotifyOSD messages after they are displayed?

I'd like to read a list of messages displayed by notify-osd from time to time. I'm using 12.04 still, if it matters. Is this possible? These two questions from 2010 indicate that a log file should ...
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How to revert NotifyOSD configuration to default?

I had set the notification bubble to bottom right, but when I set it back to top right, it's at the very far top right and overlaps with the panel. How do I set it to default?
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How to modify notify-osd in Ubuntu 13.04?

The leolik ppa, which worked in both 12.04 and 12.10 no longer works in 13.04, nor do commands like: gsettings set com.canonical.notify-osd gravity 3 So the old ways I used to modify the ...
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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 ...
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notify-osd and gmail in 12.10 / 13.04

does online accounts with a gmail accounts, shows notification bubbles when a new email arrive or does just the email envelope icon turns blu (like to me)? Both in 12.10 and in raring. Thanks.
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Can I click away notifications (notify-osd)?

Is it possible to click away those fancy notifications? Often I have to wait until those bubbles vanish and that's quite unproductive. PS: Using currently 12.10
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Notify OSD through wine

Is there a way of making wine use the default ubuntu 10.10 notification b Bubble (which I think it is called notify OSD) instead of the classic bubble that wine uses. -Thanks