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 notify-osd to correct this problem, but it doesn't do anything.

Can anyone tell me how I can reverse to what they look like in default Ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with gnome-session-fallback.


  • try to reboot after using notify-osd. – user61928 Sep 27 '12 at 7:40
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  • I already tried installing, reinstalling, rebooting and mess around with nofitfy-osd but nothing changes. – Guilherme Sep 27 '12 at 17:03
  • Run following commands:sudo apt-get remove notification-daemon. sudo apt-get install notify-osd. or if it is already installed run: sudo dpkg --reconfigure notify-osd. – Khurshid Alam Jul 14 '13 at 10:49

Seems like you installed Gnome, and it overrode notify-osd with notification-daemon. Remove the notification-daemon with:

sudo apt-get remove notification-deamon

Then reinstall notify-osd:

sudo apt-get install --reinstall notify-osd


sudo reboot
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