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My Google calendar notifications keep popping up. Every single one of them. I have turned off Firefox notifications in the Settings menu. I tried this but there is no preference menu in my Ubuntu 20.4.

Example:

Example

Please, does anyone know how to turn off the calendar pop ups?

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If you added online accounts, go to settings > Applications > calendar, then turn off notifications

Or you can go to settings > online accounts > google account the calendar option

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    This didn't work for me in Ubuntu 20.10 – Flimm Mar 4 at 14:25
  • The calendar option is not available in my Applications tab. Deactivating the calendar option in the Google Account did not change anything. – Ramon Suarez Apr 13 at 6:29
  • sometimes it can be other things. If you don't want them at all, try askubuntu.com/a/1297664/1025264. – TheBuntuNewb Apr 13 at 22:15
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Currently it's the way how evolution notification daemon is working. If u want to disable just reminders, but keep notifications you can do it by so:

edit file /etc/xdg/autostart/org.gnome.Evolution-alarm-notify.desktop and change the line OnlyShowIn=GNOME;Unity;XFCE;Dawati;MATE; to -> NotShowIn=GNOME;

Now keep in mind, that you can replace GNOME by any distro you're using.

Edit: Formatting

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  • It would be nice to disable just the sound, as it makes an annoying alarm clock sound. – Kaigo Nov 25 '20 at 10:11
  • I think you need to log out and log in again for the changes to take effect. – Flimm Mar 4 at 14:27
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You can suppress the ugly pop-up window – but keep the less obtrusive Gnome Shell notification – by setting /org/gnome/evolution-data-server/calendar/notify-with-tray in dconf.

I discovered this from a comment in a related evolution-data-server bug report (GNOME/evolution-data-server#60).

Steps

Install dconf Editor if it's not already installed:

sudo apt install dconf-editor

Launch dconf Editor:

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Navigate to /org/gnome/evolution-data-server/calendar and set notify-with-tray to "on":

dconf-notify-with-tray

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  • Another way to do this is with gsettings. gsettings set org.gnome.evolution-data-server.calendar notify-with-tray true. – Link Feb 9 at 14:26

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