A program to send desktop notifications.

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'persistent' notification on ubuntu touch

On ubuntu touch, one can do a 'temporary' notification via 'notify-send'. When I do that it will display a notification for 5 seconds. After that it is gone, and any trace it was ever there with it. ...
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How can I use the notify-send command in combination with the Calcurse calendar?

I use the calendar and scheduling application calcurse. This is a fine command-line program. For example, with calcurse -a you can display the events for the day. How i can send this info to ...
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git-dude script won't work as a cron job

So I have been using this witty Git desktop notifier called git-dude, except that I had the idea of daemonizing it, so I tried invoking it through cron in an allotted time frame, which is every 5 ...
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How to use notify-send with C++?

I'm a C++ beginner coder. I'm trying to understand how to send notifications using libnotify-bin library. I've read some guys saying don't to use system calls. Any clue?
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Notify-send doesn't work from crontab

I made a script that should notify me when there's a new chapter of manga that I'm reading. I used the command notify-send to do this. The program works when I am trying to run it in terminal. The ...
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Execute a script every time a particular application makes a notification

I searched quiet a bit but all the articles and answers only tell you how to create your own notification. What I want to do is to keep track of all the notifications made by all the applications, and ...
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Personalize my-weather-indicator notify-send messages

I'm quite satisfied with the my-weather-indicator widget, it also provides frequent notifications through notify-send on Ubuntu. Would it be possible to alter and personalize the notification message ...
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volume and brightness notifications not working but notify-send do

There is no notification while changing volume and brightness.Volume indicator applet is working fine. notify-send is also working. I think this happened after installing Theme Configuration app(to ...
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Script, using notify-send, refuses when run from Startup Applications

I want to run a python script that produces a desktop notification on start-up in Ubuntu 12.04. How can I do this? I tried some common ways. On start-up in the "ps aux" command my program is listed, ...
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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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notify-send not working, seems many bugs [duplicate]

i'm trying to create notification script but it doesnt work. When i click for example "control+alt+m" it should pop notification which it does, but its like default and i cant change anything. I ...
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How to interpret this code?

I setup a cronjob send me notification using notify-send. I tried several methods from different several site and then finally below code works. 55 * * * * eval "export $(egrep -z ...
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Alert the user when they unsafely unplug an USB thumb drive

Users repeatedly complain about lost data on USB thumb drives after they unplugged them without unmounting. We run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on our machines. Auto-mounting is enabled. As I am tired of ...
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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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How can I dismiss a notify-send notification with a keyboard shortcut?

How can I dismiss one of these notifications with a keyboard shortcut? I am calling it with the notify-send command, although I'd like to to work on all notifications.
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how to send desktop notification using python3.4?

I have a python3.4 script. I would like to send to the desktop at a moment a notification. How do I handle this in python? Can I use notify-send? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 #in my script if something: ...
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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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How to customize the font style in notify-send?

I am trying to change the format of text appearing in pop-up notification while using notify-send command. Here I saw that it can be done using HTML formatting. But that doesn't seem to be working for ...
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Create instant desktop notification linux

I'm writing a program which notify user about something repeatedly with new message each time using notify-send, but the problem is I want notifications to stay there for 5 seconds but it should be ...
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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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Problem with `notify-send`

I have been working in a script to change audio output when you (dis)connect am HDMI screen/TV. Basically it uses UDEV to check any change in the connection and acts accordingly. Everything works ...
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notify-send does not work with root on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a small python script that I start it using a shell script stored in "/etc/X11/Xsession.d" The code is very simple it show a notification message import os import time while True: ...
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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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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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notify-send can't display popups

I have a problem with notify-send. It's clearly visible that it tries to show the popups, but they only come up about 20 pixels at the bottom of the screen. Then when it times out I see the whole ...
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How do I add a custom image to notify-send?

In notify-send I know that -i can be used to add a stock image to the notification, but how can I add my own custom image? I have gone into usr/share/icons/gnome/32x32 where notify-send pulls from, ...
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How do I send personalized notify-send about custom events?

watch netstat -n -A inet + notify-send "Attention new connection" or watch cat /proc/net/ip_conntrack + notify-send "Attention new connection" or watch ss -n ...
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Change the output from a background taks to notify-send

Recently, I've started to use Karma as my JavaScript testing service. It works quite good, but everytime the tests are run, the results will be displayed in the terminal that has started the Karma ...
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Mutt Notify on Finish Sending

I'm looking for a way in .muttrc to tell it to invoke notify-send when it's done sending an email. I use Mutt inside a Guake window. So when I hit y to send I immediately hit F12 to close the terminal ...
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Can notify-send be used to send pop-up notifications to a Windows X server over ssh?

I'd like my backup script to issue a notification once it's done. I run Ubuntu as a headless server and login into it using PuTTY on Windows. I've already installed x11-apps and verified xclock and ...
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How to issue notifications that echo across all open consoles of particular user?

I've heard about notify-send of libnotify-bin, but it only seems purposed for GUI desktops. Is there a simpler counterpart that's just for consoles? Similar to the warning/notification we get when ...
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How can I get desktop notifications to display on both screens

I have a laptop and a secondary screen that I use for most of my work. When notifications are displayed, they are only on the laptop screen. How can I get it to display on both screens? Ubuntu 13.04
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No message appears when using notify-send inside a service, why?

I'm developing a notification script which sends me messages from a json-file. I tried to run it as a service, as this seemed to be the easiest way to start and stop the script from he commands line. ...
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How can I send a custom desktop notification?

I have a custom script and I want to send a desktop notification (the one that appears in the top right corner of the screen) with a custom message. How do I do that?
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can I redirect file as input to notify-send?

I want to use command notify-send and display text from a file as a notification so that I can only edit that file to change command or forward contents from outputs of other programs to notify-send. ...
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Bash script not working properly when run automatically

I have a script that sets my proxy automatically depending upon the connection and so its placed in /etc/network/if-up.d/ folder. I set the proxy using gsettings tool and then I want to show a ...
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Network notify-send over two Ubu machines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Send messages between 2 Ubuntu PCs (Net Send Style) I'm looking for a way of using something like notify-send over my local network. I know I can use Netstat for network ...
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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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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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Expiry time in notify-send notifications [duplicate]

On my HP computer running Ubuntu 12.04, the brightness and volume increments were much higher than I wanted. On top of that, the notification for the volume was just plain wrong (0% sound did not ...
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I added “notify-send hi user” to startup command but it is not working. How can i make it work?

If I put "notify-send hi user" in terminal it shows notification. But when the same command is put into startup applications it does not work. I want to use this in my qt application
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lubuntu notify-send remove limit of 21?

sending notifications with notify-send in lubuntu notify-send -i error -t 1000 "Error" "error notification" I can send only 21 of them, after that no more notifications sent, the only way to ...