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 top-most part of the right monitor screen, which results it in being invisible.

Top Right invisible notification

And here's a pic of my monitor preferences : enter image description here

I'd earlier used the Wallpaper plugin in compiz to stitch my desktops, and then uninstalled compiz-extras. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 in classic mode.


Unfortunately this is a bug, and the inability to configure the position of notify-osd to prevent it happening is a feature.

Luckily, in the spirit of open source, someone has created a patched version that can be configured and positioned manually:


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