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Message overflow in notification bubble

I am learning how to use gtk notifications, and it seems that any output display via the notification bubble has a maximum overflow size, probably 10 lines or so. So, if the message I want to show is ...
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notify-send not showing notification when playing video

I have a script (which is called on keyboard button press) that instantly shows a notification with notify-send and then does some other things. It works perfectly, except in the following cases it ...
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Disable gnome-software's notification bubble (notify-osd) for available updates

Running 16.04 with Unity, after every log-in I see this annoying notification bubble in the top right corner of the screen that there are updates available. This is not only annoying, but often it is ...
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Constant volume OSD? in 16.04

Previously I was using Ubuntu Gnome, I've needed to clean boot my systems so I've gone with straight Ubuntu 16.04. On the two systems I've reloaded I'm getting a constant volume OSD (it appears ...
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Is there a “don't disturb” option to temporarily hide notifications, like on macbooks?

Does there exist "Don't disturb mode" as is does for OSX device, where you can decided when notification can bother you, or not.. I just installed chrome, and I usually get spammed by group texts ...
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pyosd works with interpreter , but not with a script

I am working on a script that would display arbitrary system information on screen. For that purpose I've been trying to use pyosd module. Consider the following 3 lines: import pyosd p = pyosd.osd()...
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Electron apps show notify-osd notifications incorrectly [duplicate]

I use Nylas N1 email client which is built using Electron. It used to present me with notify-osd notifications on Ubuntu 15.10. However, since the upgrade notifications look as follows:
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Can use a custom notification daemon for my own different notifications in my app?

I want to use a notification bubble that allows clickable buttons inside it (for a media player), but the default notify-osd/notify-send does not allow that (or is limited). Can i use other ...
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When I press a volume up/down key, what shell command does it send?

I want to make a keyboard shortcut that changes the volume with exactly the same behaviour as pressing one of the default volume keys (up, down, mute), including the OSD notification and the "pop" ...
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Is it possible to notify with NotifyOSD when a specified process terminates?

I must admit being a heavy Firefox user, so when i terminate FF, i always have to check with the system monitor if it's process is really terminated before shutting down Ubuntu. Otherwise i will get a ...
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notify-osd stopped working for Guard and Internet notifications

I use Guard for running automatic tests and notify-osd is very useful. For some reason it stopped working for Guard and for internet connection notifications, while it still shows the expected bubble ...
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Indicator and notifications missing for Dropbox on Ubuntu 15.10

I've no appindicator icon for dropbox. Also, dropbox osd notifications are missing too. I've already tried this and it didn't help. I'm running dropbox 3.14.5 on Ubuntu 15.10.
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Ubuntu 15.10: Notify-OSD and multimedia keys

Ever since I updated to Ubuntu 15.10 Notify-OSD has stopped showing any indication that I have changed my volume or toggled my touchpad. I know that these keys work because the system updates ...
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Firefox doesn't play sounds in Slack desktop notifications

I'm not getting sounds in desktop notifications, specifically for Slack. I've experienced this on multiple hardware. I ensured I have Notify-OSD installed and have enable desktop notifications in ...
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Change notifications system in Ubuntu 14.04

I know, there's a similar question on this site, but it's quite outdated. So I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with standard DE, and the default notifications daemon is a real pain. There is even no way to ...
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Stop incessant notifications

I wanted to schedule a job to run at a specific time just once. So, I used the at command: at now -f /path/to/task.sh Now, in the task script, I wrote code to display notifications using notify-...
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No pop up notification in Gnome 2 anymore

I use gnome 2 (yes I don't like gnome 3). When I change the volume for example, there is a pop up rectangle in the top-right part of the screen that I call a pop up notification because I don't know ...
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Can I make centered desktop notifications?

Edit Now I am currently using osd_cat, installed with xosd. It does the job perfectly for me since it is customizeable to my needs. You can even choose a font from the output of xlsfonts Original ...
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Blink Effect on Ununtu Notification

I have checked that we can customize the ubuntu notification with NotifyOSD. Is there any way to blink the notification. Like when we increse the sound and reached to full volume, it is blinking. can ...
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KDE/Plasma OSD message doesn't disappear automatically

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04. See the screenshot for the exact version. The on screen display (OSD) message "System Update Available" doesn't disappear automatically. It stays forever on the screen, but ...
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New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
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Sending normal-urgency notifications via notify-send

I'm currently on 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I can't seem to get any notifications to show unless they're sent with the urgency set to critical, like so: notify-send -u critical "IRC" "This is a ...
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Is it possible to cancel or clear a notification created by a bash script using notify-send?

So I wrote a little script that makes sure a certain user plugs in a laptop when he logs on (it disables if he doesn't). The script uses notify-send to tell him to plug it in. If he plugs it in, the ...
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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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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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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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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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Shortcuts doesn't work with notify-osd stopped

Whenever I stop notify-osd using pkill -SIGSTOP notify-osd all shortcuts doesn't work anymore (or at least doesn't work well). I mean, sometimes for random periods of time they works well. Other ...
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Alternative to notify-send

I have to change from notify-send because there is a bug when for example youtube is fullscreen on one screen causes my other screen not to display the notify-send popup. Are there any alternatives ...
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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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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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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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Notify -osd - change volume/brightness notification bar

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10, and I figured out, that it is possible to change the default icons used for notifications (basically by adding notification-audio-volume-high.svg etc. to your current theme (...
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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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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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Very spartan (and ugly) rendering of osd-notify messages [duplicate]

I'm running a fairly bare-bones X11 environment on Ubuntu 14.10. I use the i3 window manager and try not to install anything X-related that isn't strictly necessary. But it seems I've gone a little ...
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How can I get a notification using Notify-OSD when the charger is inserted/removed?

How can I get an on-screen notification using notify-osd when I plug/unplug the charger?
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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 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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What application is sending notification?

I've got Spotify for Linux installed and for some reason I was getting duplicated notifications for song changes (different text as well). Now one of them is very bad, as it just shows the song title. ...
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Set notify-osd font to the Ubuntu Font Family

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit. I didn't like xfce-notifyd, so I installed libnotify. However, it does not use the Ubuntu font (I think it uses the Sans font), and it looks quite ugly because of ...
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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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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 ...