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Why do I get GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown with notify-send?

When attempting to display any notification with notify-send I get: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name org.freedesktop.Notifications was not provided by any .service ...
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Firefox fails to send native notifications

I have a new computer, but I fail to get native notifications to work with Firefox. It works fine on the old machine. notify-send and Google Chrome work fine on the new machine, too. I have installed ...
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notification from c++ privilege daemon process to all users

I have a c++ privileged daemon process which is running as root. Want to send notification to all the desktop users programmatically using libnotify-dev package.How can it be done in cleaner way.
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notify-send not working

I am working on Ubuntu 18.04 and trying to use notify-send via terminal, but nothing happens. It gets stuck for some time and that's it. Can someone please suggest a solution? In syslog, it is showing ...
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Wall broadcast message in terminal to desktop popup message?

I'll receive a wall broadcast message like this in my terminal: Broadcast message from rick@dell (somewhere) (Tue Jun 23 19:21:32 2020): ...
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Pidgin missing libnotify plugin on ubuntu 20.04

I installed pidgin when I upgraded to ubuntu 20.04, and realized immediately that notifications were not working properly and I could not close the buddy list without also closing the chat window. ...
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Can't install libnotify-dev due to version blocked dependencies

Step #1 ... sudo apt-get -y update; sudo apt-get -y upgrade; sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade; sudo apt-get -y clean; sudo apt-get -y autoremove; ... results in ... Hit:1 https://download.sublimetext....
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Python script to send and click link sent as notification

I'm writing a python script for linux that sends a notification to the notification bubble using libnotify. My issue is I'm sending a link as the notification and I want to be able to click that link ...
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notify-send not showing notification when playing video

I have a script (which is called on keyboard button press) that instantly shows a notification with notify-send and then does some other things. It works perfectly, except in the following cases it ...
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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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Any way to catch the notifications so another program can read them?

I know you can see notifications in the terminal using dbus-monitor "interface='org.freedesktop.Notifications'" | grep --line-buffered "string", but is there any easy way to catch the notifications ...
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How to get UNITY native notification for gogle chrome?

I have tried the below link Activate Chrome native notifications But there is no such files and folders in above said answers when I installed the google Chrome recently to version 38 How can I get ...
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Run rkhunter regularly on a desktop system

I want to get a warning on my desktop when rkhunter finds something odd on my system. I whitelisted some files and dirs that seem ok in /etc/rkhunter.conf so I get no warnings anymore. Now I want to ...
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Fullscreen libnotify?

Is there any way to make libnotify popups appear in fullscreen apps? If not, is there somewhere where I could make a feature request?
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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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Libnotify delays after upgrade to 13.10

After upgrade to 13.10 libnotify started to behave strangely - notifications come with delay. For example, I receive mail, Thunderbird plays notification and only after some time (5-10 seconds maybe) ...
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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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Less volatile alternative to notify-send for notifications

I need a mechanism similar to notify-send for sending notifications, but which would be more permanent - I would like the notification to only disappear when the user clicks on it, no sooner. If user ...
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How can I integrate Pidgin with the indicator/messaging menu without displaying popups?

Since the usability gods work in mysterious ways, in 13.04 it's no longer possible to whitelist systray icons that I want to see. While the messaging menu is less useful than the flashing Pidgin icon (...
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How to turn off Libnotify notifications only when sound is in muted state?

I have a multimedia keyboard that allows me to easily mute the sound (Ubuntu 12.04). It would be nice to "link" this to also turn off libnotify messages that pop-up in the top right corner (i.e. ...
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Vlc Notification Bubble delay - Libnotify Problem

I have a problem with VLC on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.I have activated libnotify on VLC Preferences but I noticed that the notification bubble delays when I change a few songs continuously.For a example lets ...
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Why can't I install libnotify in Ubuntu 12.10?

my env: play@ubuntu:~$ gem env RubyGems Environment: - RUBYGEMS VERSION: 1.8.24 - RUBY VERSION: 1.9.3 (2012-11-10 patchlevel 327) [x86_64-linux] - INSTALLATION DIRECTORY: /home/play/.rvm/gems/...
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How to fix a mail notifcation menu

I'm getting a menu like this, don't know why. I` M Using The 12.10 I Installed Some Notifcations And Tried To Move The Notification Applets Actually The Theme I`m Using Is Ambience-Dark Some ...
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Notifications Mode is missing in Artha Dictionary!

I have already installed notify-osd package on Ubuntu 12.04. This is what it says in /.config/artha.conf : [Settings] Version=1.0.2 Accel_Key=65471 Accel_Mods=0 Accel_Flags=68 DetailedMode=false ...
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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 receive ...
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Python-libnotify showing weird behaviour with xfce4-notifyd and notify-osd

I am trying to play with libnotify's python bindings. I got this code from /usr/share/doc/python-notify/examples and it is showing different behaviour with xfce4-notifyd and notify-osd. Case-1 with ...
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Notify-send ignores timeout?

Maybe I'm doing something wrong, but shouldn't the commands (run separately) notify-send -t 1 "test" notify-send -t 1000 "test" notify-send -t 10000 "test" have ...
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How to automatically hide error messages in GNOME Shell's notifications?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and gnome-shell 3. I`m using Guard to notify test pass or failure. How to automatically hide error messages from libnotify in gnome shell? When I have green test notification ...
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notify-send only works as root (via sudo)

I have notify-send and all the requirments installed, but when I run a simple command notify-send "Test" "Test Message" nothing happens, but if I run the same command through sudo, it works. System ...
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libnotify, PKG_CONFIG_PATH

I am installing spidermonkey on Ubuntu 11.10. When running ./configure I receive a dependency error that libnotify >= 0.4 is not met. Located the package in Ubuntu as gir1.2-notify-0.7 So then I ...
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Listening to incoming libnotify notifications using DBus

I am attempting to filter every notification through espeak. However, I can't seem to find a way to get the notification body from a python script, or even what signal_name to listen to. bus....
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Using libnotify from a daemon started with upstart

I have a python script that gets messages from an MQTT server and parses them to display using libnotify. This works fine when I run it from a terminal, but when I run it using upstart I get no ...
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"Do-not-disturb" Mode for notify-osd

Is there a way to enter a "Do-Not-Disturb" mode for Notify-OSD in Oneiric? I noticed this functionality in Gnome Shell and was curious about any way to stop or silence notify-osd temporarily. Thanks ...
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Growl-type messages in Ubuntu

I'm working on a Python application that runs in the system tray and displays notifications to the user in the form of popups. It uses Growl on Macs and Growl for Windows on Windows. I've tried notify-...
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Compiz widget layer interferes with libnotify notifications

I use the Compiz Widget Layer plugin so as to have a fullscreen Terminator window a keystroke away. The only issue I have is, when I'm in the Widget Layer, notifications don't appear, so I don't come ...
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Is it possible to block NotifyOSD for one application?

Is there any way to prevent NotifyOSD (or XFCE-Notify) from displaying notifications from one particular application?
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notify-send does nothing, yet, libnotify is installed

I am trying to use notify-send, but it doesn't display. I am reasonably sure I have the correct packages installed, but I am not expert in configuring the notification settings. I know I have some ...
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Merging with notify-osd

I've written a program that uses Notify-OSD but occasionally messages from my app will stack up in the queue. I've read about Notify-OSD merging However, it doesn't do this automatically - how can I ...
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Notify PCM Volume change instead of Master?

I prefer to leave the Master volume at 100% and just adjust volume with PCM. I used this askubuntu answer to separate the controlling of each of these channels. Unfortunately the volume applet and ...
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Shortcut to hide libnotify

I was wondering if it is possible to make an shortcut to hide all those Notify Bubbles (libnotify) for some time. Why I'am ask this? Because sometimes I want to see something, read or even show and ...
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Does Ubuntu prevent customization of pynotify notifications?

Does anyone know why I'm unable to change notification settings using pynotify? I can create a notification, modify it (for example so it should show up in the middle of my display), and tell it to ...
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How do I change how long notifications are displayed?

Is there a way to change how long the libnotify notifications last? I've googled around for this for months and no still no luck. I'm actually starting to think that you can't change it. I can't ...
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