Questions tagged [notification]

Questions that relate to the system that delivers a visual message or indicator to the user. In Ubuntu such notification is implemented in a consistent way, with non-interactive, non-directional, non-overlapping visual bubbles.

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Events in gnome calendar spanning two days in notification center

I use gnome calendar on daily basis. But for some reason now a single event is lasting for 2 days instead of one. I'm on Ubuntu 21.04. I don't think this bug existed when I was on 20.10. In the gnome ...
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Testing unattended-upgrades with actual package updates

I've followed the tutorial from Debian (which is virtually identical to the one from Canonical) on how to set up unattended-upgrades, on an 18.04 server VM. I primarily want this for email update ...
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How to check most recent tweet via command line on Linux?

I have a highly active Twitter account that I sometimes write replies to. Whenever I can, I try to reply to it right away. Twitter has a feature that allows you to get notifications whenever someone ...
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Display application notifications not disapearing (when configuring external monitor)

I am running Ubuntu with the Cinnamon desktop. When I use on the "display" app to configure my external monitors, the notification (telling me which monitor is being used) isn't disappearing....
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How do I get a prompt every 10 minutes “is this necessary”

I have internet addiction , and would like a dialog/notification every 10 minutes that says “is this necessary”. is there a software for this. kubuntu 21.04
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notify-send to other user by crontab

I have script what is running by crontab but as su, at some point is possible that it will send notify by notify-send but I want to this to specific user (login is in $2, but only one will be logged ...
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Network Manager notifies Disconnection

I have Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS with Mate 1.24.0, and my local network is wired. I am getting notifications from the Network Manager that I am disconnected. Furthermore, I have logged onto my router and ...
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gsettings command not affecting settings

I was trying to write a script that would enable and disable Do Not Disturb. As such, I was using the gsettings command to enable and disable notifications I used these two commands: gsettings set org....
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How to remove the time field in MATE notification bar?

Recently installed MATE on Ubuntu Hirsute. By default, the notification applet contains a time indicator. I'm using the own time applet which is more powerful (supports timezones, supports displaying ...
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Move Date from Center to Right on GNOME top bar

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS. I need to move "notification day and time" to right side corner. Right now it is located at middle of the screen. I'm unable to install Gnome tweak tool. Can ...
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Ubuntu MATE 21.04: Keyboard shortcut to show notifications list

I'm trying to find keyboard shortcuts to: (1) Show notifications list (2) Clear notifications list I have gone through this AskUbuntu thread: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1325785/create-a-custom-...
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How can I get the hp-oolbox setting “hide when inactive” to stay enabled?

I use hp-toolbox (aka HP Device Manager) a lot to manage HP printers in several locations on my laptop. I use the current HPLip packages in Ubuntu 21.04. An annoying issue is that I am not able to set ...
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How to remove the “Add World Clock” in the notification area?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.10 and in this update, the events show at the bottom of the calendar along with the add world clock option as in the screenshot below. I know this got here because of I installed &...
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How to turn off “time for a break?” notifications

Every hour I get a notification in the middle of my screen saying "one hour [or two or three etc) of work - time for a break?" It comes up over what I'm trying to look at and is generally ...
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What is the name and path of the reminder icon in Notifications?

What is the name and path of the default reminder icon in Notifications in Ubuntu 21.04 (circled in red below)?
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“Could not find a 'Notifications' widget which is required for displaying notifications”

Hello I am running Linux with KDE Plasma and Latte Dock. I have no notifications whatsoever but have a full stack engineering job I start on Monday. Gonna need notifications! I've looked around a lot ...
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Proper display of unicode characters in desktop notifications

In the desktop notifications I receive (thunderbird, discord...), the smileys and unicode characters don't display properly. The most annoying is that unicode characters for French are not supported. ...
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Brave Browser not showing ads

I just started using Ubuntu 20.10 a few days ago. I have been browsing with the Brave Browser and have been very active. Yet, I have not received a single ad yet. Is anyone having this problem? I ...
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Upgraded to ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS “Enable UA Infra” notification

I recently upgraded my server to Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS from 16.04.7 LTS and in Ispconfig I see notification: Enable UA Infra: ESM to receive additional future security updates. See https://ubuntu.com/...
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21.04: Notifications can be useful …how do I read them?

Sometimes I actually want to read what a system notification in the notification center says, but I see no obvious way to display all of it. Here's an example: How do I read the text in its entirety? ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 - Notification flicker

I am using Kubuntu 20.04 with KDE Plasma 5.18.4 My issue is: The notifications are flickering and I want to get rid of this. I tried various themes, compositors (OpenGL 3.1, OpenGL 2, XRender) and ...
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How do I expand a notification bubble using the keyboard without Super + N shortcut?

Assuming my desktop environment is different than GNOME and that I do not have the predefined Super + N keyboard shortcut that comes with it, how may I expand a prompted notification bubble using the ...
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Create a custom keyboard key for opening the latest notification

Using Ubuntu 20.04, if I get a new notification on the notification bar, I would like to simply use a shortcut, such as Super+K, so the notification would quickly open instead of using the mouse to ...
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notify-send to display desktop notification from script running as different user

I've below script: #!/bin/sh notificationMessage="Your session is going to expire soon" if [ $# == 2 ]; then notificationMessage="Your session is going to expire in $2 hour" fi ...
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How to re-sync Thunderbird calender to the gnome clock list?

I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 with Thunderbird + Lightning from the default repositories. I installed the "Google Calendar" Add on to be able to use a Google calendar in Thunderbird. That's all I ...
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Is there a way to see details of past notification in ubuntu 20.04 LTS Gnome desktop

The issue is I would like to see and dismiss every notification on my own time. But certain notifications hang around in the notification center and some just dissapear (like skype notifications for ...
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How to disable notifications using commands?

Using the default Ubuntu desktop, I want to stop notifications on an app, but without checking the settings, and instead using the command line. How do I do that?
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How to “timeout” a function so that it only runs once every 5 seconds eventhough it is called multiple times per second

See below: still_notify=false has_been_notified=false notify() { $has_been_notified && return watching=$(if [[ $(GET http://$ipplexserver:32400/status/sessions?X-Plex-Token=$...
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Thunderbird not showing notifications for incoming mail

Thunderbird 78.7.1 (apt version) running on Ubuntu 20.10 with default Gnome desktop. I don't get pop-up notifications when new mail arrives, although I believe I configured it properly. Thunderbird is ...
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How to make a notification system inside a script

I have a (for me atleast) quite complicated question. See below: #! /bin/bash notify=false a=0 while ((a <= 50)) do echo $a a=$(echo "$a+1" | bc) sleep 3s done When I run ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 notifications disappear unexpectedly

My notifications get dismissed even though I don't click on the x close symbol. I would like to keep my notifications as long as I don't expressly dismiss them. Also the notifications are dismissed ...
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“Do not Distrub” stopped working

I am using Ubuntu 20.04. Today I noticed that even if I have turned on "Do not disturb", notification windows still pop up at top-right corner. I verified this by running the command notify-...
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xfce4-notifyd doesn't start automatically, and I don't know how to start it

I'm using Xubuntu 20.10 and have noticed that no notifications come through, and when I check my notifications settings, it says "The notification service is not running. No notifications will be ...
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How to stop evolution-alarm-notify

A few months ago, I started getting these pop-ups from evolution-alarm-notify. They are some kind of calendar reminder. But they are horribly inaccurate. They either don't reflect any changes I have ...
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How can I change the frequency of the Lubuntu Update Notifier (Lubuntu 20.04)?

It pops up every hour, even though I went into Preferences > Software Sources > Updates and set the schedule to weekly and rebooted (and daily is the shortest period offered in that dialog.) ...
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How can i auto click a notification in ubuntu 20.10 with gnome

Hello i have a program that sends a notification after a certain amount of time( 10 to 20 secs). With notify-send. and the notification appears near my clock. what i want to do is i would like to ...
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Push notification on shutdown

I want to push notification on shutting down ubuntu i.e, when I do a normal shutdown, shutdown gets delayed for 5sec and in that time interval I get my notification Is it possible to do?
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Notifications - Ubuntu barks, but no notification can be seen

I have Ubuntu 20.10 latest version on a legion 5 laptop. Sometimes the system gives a bark, (notification), but the notification box is empty, and I don't see any new messages etc What could the ...
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Problems with notifications from already uninstalled gnome-shell extensions

I'm having a minor issue, but still a little annoying. I recently uninstalled two extensions ("ubuntu-dock@ubuntu.com" and "ubuntu-appindicators@ubuntu.com"), but I keep getting ...
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20.10: Getting notifications despite Do Not Disturb

I've enabled Do Not Disturb for notifications in Ubuntu 20.10 but I still get large notification popups in the top middle of the screen (as if that were the most out-of-the-way place to put them), ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Slack notifications don't have slack icon

After upgrading Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 Slack has only default I tried to reinstall the app but it didn't work for me. All other applications don't have this issue. System notification icon:
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How to reinstall notification bar in Kubuntu 20.4

In my last question any one can't answer me so i try to fix my problom from another way I wan't to reinstall default notification bar in my Kubuntu 20.4 and i need your help to do that Please help me ...
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About Lollipop notifications in Ubuntu Budgie

I made a minimal budgie install, I am running lollipop from the repo, not as flatpak; and I can't deactivate the song notifications, they keep showing up in raven, the bell goes red with every new ...
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May I change the notification of low battery? [duplicate]

I always wonder that when receiving this notification. I'd like to change the 10% value to 25%. May I? Thx in advance!!!!
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Notification are currently provided by 'KDE plasma'

I have problem with my notifications, my notifications are currently provided by 'KDE plasma' and I can't fix it Look at my setting: Look at my notification bar: I try that too: In here i unable ...
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Is there any way we can get notified if an altogether new extension is available at https://extensions.gnome.org/?

I use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I have gone through main extensions available on https://extensions.gnome.org/. They are very very helpful to a common user. Many thanks to the extension authors. Now there ...
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Window in another workspace stuck on the top of window switcher

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with gnome and I set the window switcher only display all windows on the present workspace. However, when a window on another workspace release a notification, it will stay at ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - Slack (desktop version) notification sound not working?

I recently changed from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04 and overall I'm very pleased with 20.04, however one odd thing I've since experienced is that Slack (desktop version) does not successfully play ...
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Evolution Alarm Notify displays inaccurate calendar details

Ubuntu 20.10: Evolution Alarm Notify seems to be displaying calendar events which were copied from my Google calendar, possibly when upgrading to 20.04, and have not been updated since. I don't want ...
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I'm having problems with notifications from Chrome in ubuntu

I recently switched from using a Chromebox to a new machine with Ubuntu for work because I needed something that would work better for Zoom. Almost 100% of my workflow is done within either Google ...

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