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How do I disable the chameleon effect in notifications and the Unity launcher?

Is there a way to stop the new unity feature that changes the colour of the launcher and notifications that matches them to the wallpaper? Its an interesting feature, but I would rather not have a ...
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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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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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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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notify-osd and dual monitors

I use Ubuntu 10.10 on a laptop, with an external monitor, which is used as the primary. Notify-osd alerts show on the connected monitor, as I want. However, some days ago I removed both gnome panels ...
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Close button on notify-osd?

Is it possible to get a close button on the OSD? It stays for a long time, and sometimes I have colleagues over on my PC, and I dont want them seeing who is online, or what song I am listening to. ...
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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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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 make Skype use notify-osd?

How do I make Skype use the default Ubuntu notify-osd to display notifications (incoming messages, users connecting, etc.) instead of the Skype's own "ugly" message box?
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Gnome 3 notifications are replaced with notify-osd when the machine goes to sleep

A similar question exists for 11.04, but the answers were "wait for 11.10; it'll work there." 11.10 has arrived, and it dun broke on me. :-( When I first started using Gnome Shell, the Gnome 3 ...
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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 make smaller pop-ups on Lubuntu?

I want to see smaller pop-ups but where have I to go to configure this?
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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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What is the name of the program that displays the notifications?

What is the name of the program that displays the notifications in ubuntu ? The ones like sound changes, song name (in rhythmbox) etc. Can I send my own custom messages to it ? quick answer ...
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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 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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Can I run NotifyOSD in GNOME? [duplicate]

I use the Gnome Shell (11.10) but am not liking its notification system. Is it possible to return to lucid - style notifications? Like this instead of this
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How to install NotifyOSD-Config?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and I tried to install NotifyOSD-Config to no avail using the following code from this thread: How do I change how long notifications are displayed? sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Disable notifications on track change?

I've not long been running Banshee on 11.04, and my main problem with it is that when changing tracks a notification is displayed, this is all fine when using hardware buttons on my laptop to change ...
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How do I change how long notifications are displayed?

Is there a way to change how long the libnotify notifications last? I've googled around for this for months and no still no luck. I'm actually starting to think that you can't change it. I can't ...
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Is it possible to replace notify-osd with Gnome 3 Indicators? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome 3 notifications are replaced with notify-osd when the machine goes to sleep I have gnome shell installed in ubuntu 11.04 fully. It still, however, uses the ubuntu ...
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Why are notifications appearing in the invisible black zone above my monitor?

I've got two monitors, with the right side one being slightly lower in the display settings. However any notifications I receive from notify-osd (including pidgin, notify-send etc) are sent to the ...
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Chrome desktop notifications use notify-osd?

Is there a way to make Chrome/Chromium's notifications use notify-osd instead of the ugly boxes it uses by default?
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How to force a new Notification in notify-osd to show up without waiting for the earlier one to exit?

I have made a script(and a .desktop shortcut leading to this script) for starting and stoping xampp... It checks the status of xampp and accordingly either starts or stops xampp. Now i have assigned ...
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How can I make notifications appear on a specific monitor?

In my Ubuntu 12.04, I have two monitors: left is the laptop and the right one is an external and big monitor. My vision is generally focused on the laptop monitor, but the notifications appears in the ...
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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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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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Can you move the notification popups? If so, how?

I am trying to find out how to move the notification area down on my monitor (I've got dual monitors); I would prefer to move them to bottom left of right monitor if possible, If not Center Right of ...
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Is it possible to block NotifyOSD for one application?

Is there any way to prevent NotifyOSD (or XFCE-Notify) from displaying notifications from one particular application?
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How to disable Unity style notification when using Gnome Shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome 3 notifications are replaced with notify-osd when the machine goes to sleep I just install gnome shell for my Ubuntu 12.04, when I try to use Empathy, the ...
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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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Where are the stock-icon-names defined for the unity-panel-service indicators and notify-OSD?

Layout cases in the Notification | Ubuntu App Developer document states that ... using non-existing (stock-)icon-names ... use one of the new icon-name (see icons) ... and that this (icons ...
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How would I send all NotifyOSD message to a text file?

How could I make NotifyOSD send all updates to a text file (As well as do what it does)?
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How do I send a notify OSD message to a remote user via ssh?

Sometimes we need to send a message to a remote user. We can display messages on our local desktop using Notify OSD, but we are unable to send a message to the remote user's desktop. We tried the ...
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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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How to send custom notifications in KDE ?

As we all know that Ubuntu release its event updates with notifications and of course Kubuntu also does the same job but with different style . but is there any way to get Kubuntu notifications in ...
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How can I make clicking Notify-OSD notifications bring me to their application/message? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome-style notifications in Unity I would like to be able to click on a notification so that the App opens and shows the message. Say I get a Pidgin message, a click on ...
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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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How to make firefox use notifyOSD?

I have a computer that has 10.04 installed on it. When I download something off the internet, NotifyOSD displays to say the download is complete (Firefox is using NotifyOSD). I'm using 11.04 on ...
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How to make Firefox use chromify-osd?

I understand that Chrome has chromify-osd, an extension that lets it use notify-osd for notifications. Is it possible to customize it such that it works for Firefox as well?
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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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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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Why are notifications so low?

Whenever notifications show up, they are much lower than I would expect. In most screenshots I see, they are directly under the top panel, but for me, there's a large gap: Is there any way to ...
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How can you keep a record of notifications?

I'm using Radio-Tray and I would like to keep a list of the tracks which get played and I was wondering if it was possible to do this by keeping a record of the Ubuntu notifications?
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Disabling empathy balloon

How can I disable empathy's notification balloon that shows up when someone sends me a message?
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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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How do I turn off wireless connection notifications? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable notification from network-manager When a wireless connection is made, an indicator bubble pops up announcing the connection, and it hangs around for a ...
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How to set notify-OSD as default in Gnome Classic session?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 in Gnome Classic session, the notify-OSD is replaced by this one in image below: How to set notify-OSD as default again?
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Why aren't there multiple notifications? And how to enable?

I noticed in Ubuntu 11.04 there are only two notifications allowed at once, one being for sound, etc... and the other for all applications. I am using udev-notify and my computer likes to dump my ...
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Where can I find documentation for notify-osd?

Whenever something happen which require notification (connecting to a wireless network or low battery status) Ubuntu (unity) gives a nice floating message which (usually) vanishes after several ...