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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 (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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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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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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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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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.
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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
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RhythmBox only plays downloaded music when the Archive Manager is open

Ubuntu 12.04. I have downloaded some music (They're in a ZIP format, by the way), and they play fine, and the NotifyOSD comes up, as usual. But when I play the music, the Archive Manager HAS to stay ...
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How can I temporarily “mute” all notification-bubbles coming from one or more sources?

I have my system configured such that when I receive new mail, a notification balloon appears on my screen. This is convenient at times, and distracting at other times. Without having to uninstall ...
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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 ...
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How do I write to the screen outside normal window boundaries?

How can I create irregularly shaped windows and/or write graphics to the screen outside window constraints? What libraries might help me do this? I would prefer solutions to be as portable as ...
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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 ...
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quantal: suddenly, notify-osd doesn't show bubbles

using quantal and don't see notify bubbles anymore on my desktop. Using the command notify-send, I see that if i do in the terminal notify-send -u critical Test Test, i see the bubble showing up. But ...
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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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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 ...