I think Title of topic is transparent enough. How can I configure GNOME to play notification sound for each notification?

I also Google it but no luck on my way

  • Did you see this: help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/sound-alert.html.en
    – user680858
    Feb 27, 2018 at 22:24
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    Yes! It's just for some certain or specified notification but I want to enable it on a wide range including battery-low and battery-critical (gnome default behavior don't support this, so I'm looking for a away for it, any ideas? (Also I'm so sorry for this late respond) @WillemK hope for a reply :D, or maybe I should open a new topic. thanks for your comment anyway!
    – Cy8099
    Apr 26, 2018 at 18:05
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    Slack and Discord make a sound with every gnome notification. So it's clearly the application's job to do so. That being said, it'd be nice to have a default notification sound
    – lamino
    Aug 17, 2019 at 18:12

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I wrote a small background program to solve this problem for myself:


If you're handy with Python, you should be able to copy and extend it to cover all of the notification categories you're interested in.

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