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Theme lightdm-gtk-greeter

There are a couple of question that deals with changing the icon theme / desktop theme of the lightdm-greeter. I wonder if it is possible to change other parameters of the greeter in order to be ...
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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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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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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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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 to customize on screen notifications?

There was a tool to configure notifications in earlier versions of Ubuntu as described here. I tried to install it in Ubuntu 12.04 too but I failed. I want to have the notifications dynamically ...
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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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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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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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notify-send ignores timeout?

Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but shouldn't the commands (run separately) notify-send -t 1 "test" notify-send -t 1000 "test" notify-send -t 10000 "test" Have different timeouts? The first being ...
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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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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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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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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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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 can I customize/disable notification bubbles?

Is there a way you can disable or customize the notification bubbles on Lucid?
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How do I send text messages to the notification bubbles?

I wrote a python code for getting random text into a .txt file. Now I want to send this random text into notification area via 'notify-send' command. How do we do that?
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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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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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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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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 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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Xfce4 overrode my GNOME notifications (notify-osd). How do I get them back?

I installed xfce4 (sudo apt-get install xfce4) and now in an ordinary Ubuntu (unity) session I'm getting light-colored (what I'm assuming are xfce's) notification bubbles. How do I revert this back to ...
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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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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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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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Ruined Ubuntu Bubble notifications

I don't know now, but somehow today I ruined my Bubble notifications in Ubuntu 12.04 Now my Bubble notifications look like the ones in the pictures: huge, out of place and ugly. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to disable OSD notifications for specific email addresses?

I receive several logs per day via email, either from testing operations, server status or backup resumes. Can I some how disable the notification balloon either by a specific email address, the ...
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Script to monitor window title changes

Here's the deal: I use the lastfm package to listen my Last.FM (duh)... And I want to show some notify-osd notifications when a new music starts. As long the program don't supports it, I want to ...
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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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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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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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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 stops working after totem has been running for a while

I'm using notify-send to get notifications. Since yesterday, it stopped working. After a reboot, I could get a few messages through, but a minute later I can't any more. I have spammed it with a few ...
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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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Accidentally replaced notifiy-osd with xfce-notifyd, how do I fix it?

The day before yesterday, after an update, Gwibber Notifications got screwed a bit (Once I log in, they appear in bulk, for 2 seconds only while before they used appear one by one and each ...
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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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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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Is there a way to view notification history?

If I walk away from my PC, then there is a good chance I might miss certain notifications. I've seen in KDE that notifications get stored and stacked until you click them (or whatever). Unless I'm ...
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How do I use 'notify-send' to immediately replace an existing notification?

When I use notify-send to show a notification on the desktop, and then use it again to show a different notification, I have noticed that the second one only shows after the first one has disappeared. ...
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How to empty the queue of pending notifications?

I have an application that went completely crazy and sent (it seems like) hundreds of notifications to the notification daemon. Now I've been getting notification bubbles for the last few minutes and ...