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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Method to link low battery notifications to Gotify Server on laptop

I am using 22.04 running Gotify server accessible through 127.0.0.1:85 on my laptop. Wondering how I can make the low battery and the full battery notifications sent to the Gotify app on my Android ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - Spotify Notifications do not popup on the display although they are shown in the notifications menu

As shown on the screenshot above ^
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How to stop dock icons from shaking when receiving a notification?

I recently upgraded to 22.04LTS, and ever since the upgrade, my Dock-Icons have started to wiggle when there is an unread notification. Apparently, not all 22.04 users are experiencing this behavior, ...
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How to block Snap update notifications on XFCE?

Snap keeps telling me to close my apps so it can update, but then promptly doesn't update them. I'm extremely irritated and just want to filter Snap notifications out while other notifications remain ...
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How can I adjust the "Remind me later" time for upgrade Ubuntu notifications?

It seems like I am getting a pop up every day or every other day to upgrade Ubuntu. I click on the "Remind me later" but "later" ends up being tomorrow! I don't want to forget it ...
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What are these Disconnected notifications in the notification list?

I keep getting these "Disconnected" notifications throughout the day (even when I'm not using the computer), but I don't understand what's causing these notifications or what they mean. ...
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How do you turn off network printer discovery notifications in Ubuntu 20?

How do you stop network printer discovery notifications in Ubuntu 20? I made the mistake of connecting a laser printer to my local network. Now Ubuntu constantly spams me with "Printer blah blah ...
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How to change notification daemon

So I want to switch my notification daemon from KDE Plasma's default to Dunst. I couldn't find any working way to do so, and anything I got to know when doing all the things written in articles and ...
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How to make notify-send command work when an user logging into system in Linux? [duplicate]

I tying make notification to an users about to ask administrate to check system is up-to-date or not. Tried to add shell script in /etc/profile.d/notify-script.sh but it does not work. Also tried to ...
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Still getting pop up notifications in Calendar / Ubuntu 22.04

Hello I have "Do not disturb" turned ON and in Settings -> Notifications I do not have calendar app. I am still getting annoying pop up notifications about calendar events. I do not use ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS auto-resumes all media

I recently installed ubuntu 22.04 LTS. And I'm facing some bugs in ubuntu like whatever videos i pause in any app, it auto-resumes in 5seconds. I think there is some bug in gnome notifications, ...
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How to view old desktop notifications?

I understand from this article that on mac, chat apps like signal store your messages unencrypted in a notification queue. I'm curious whether this is also true on Ubuntu 20.04 with GNOME. What's the ...
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Why does VSCode send a system notification when opening a file dialog?

When I create a new file in vscode and then hit ctrl+s to save the untitled file, instead of opening the file explorer window directly, it instead sends a system notification that says... "Visual ...
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How to set a timer that starts when I login and then alerts after a set time

I am monitoring my computer screen time usage and I often find myself running uptime --pretty and I would like to find out a better way. My goal is to to wrap my work up within 2 hours of sitting at ...
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xfce4 - Completely disabling sound for notifications?

I'm using Xfce4 under Ubuntu 20.04.4 (i.e., it's Xubuntu). I would like to totally and completely disable all notification sounds, always. However, I want all other sound to be enabled as normal. I ...
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Why do Notifications Wait for the Current One to Disappear?

I've been using the GNOME Shell for a while now and I can't help but notice the fact that notifications don't stack up when shown on the top of the screen. Instead, it seems like once a notification ...
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Notifications not shown after upgrading to 22.04

After upgrading to 22.04 recently, I noticed that I don't see notifications anymore. They are displayed in the list of notifications, but the "popup" never appears as they arrive. Do Not ...
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oauth enabled mail checker?

My institution has recently forced all mail clients to use oauth (namely, xoauth2 for MS Exchange). I use mutt as a mail client, and I've reconfigured it to use it, but I'm missing a piece in my mail ...
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What can I use as an alternative to yad's notification + menu in Ubuntu 22.04?

I have some scripts that use yad's notification + menu. It is ideal for my purposes. Unfortunately, the notification uses a discontinued method that no longer works in Gnome 42 on Ubuntu 22.04 — the ...
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Disable update notifier

I'm trying to disable the update notifier completely. Unfortunately the GUI options does not allow this. I found this hint: $ sudo apt purge update-notifier update-notifier-common but it asks for the ...
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Suppress notification when a client connects to my vino server VNC

EDIT If I connect via ssh, launch dbus-monitor, and then connect with TigerVNC, this is what I see. $ dbus-monitor "interface='org.freedesktop.Notifications'" signal time=1650458466.197413 ...
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How to stop notifications on Ubuntu 18.04

I now have Ubuntu 18.04 running as a server on a spare Dell Inspiron 14R laptop (long story, don't ask :p) Just the command line, not the desktop. With varying frequency, I'm getting alerts on the ...
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Set battery notification at specific percentage

I want to be notified when my laptop is at "x"% battery, how can i set this in my ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS ? Thanks in advance!
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Avoid desktop notification for new mail if Thunderbird thinks it is spam

With a current combination of Thunderbird (91.7) and Ubuntu 18.04, can Thunderbird be configured to not show desktop notifications when it decided that a new mail is spam? Currently is shows a desktop ...
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Ubuntu LTS: Disable battery notification when plugged in

I'm running on a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. unfortunately, my battery is not new anymore and it struggles to keep the charge. As a result, I keep getting notified that my battery is about to ...
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policykit1-kde notification sound does not work

In kubuntu20.04 the policykit1-kde notification sound does not work. For example, in konsole, when I try service apache2 restart an authentication dialogue is prompted but without any notification ...
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Double notifications for media

I'm using Ubuntu 21.10. I tried playing music from Spotify (flatpak), Rhythmbox(deb) and VLC(deb). When playing music I get two notifications, one for info and control, one for just info. I've turned ...
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SPAM Notifcations

As of a week or so ago I started receiving what appears to be spam gnome notifications shortly after logging in (within a few minutes but not necessarily immediately). They always appear to be from a ...
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How can I keep notifications from disappearing when there is more than 3?

Notifications only keeps a maximum of three notifications, is this normal? Sometimes I need more time to respond to older notifications but if I get a fourth notification the oldest notification ...
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How to put notifications back to top righ on Ubuntu 21.10?

Notifications are abusive in the top middle. It is dangerous as it click harvests in the middle of critical operations. There are Gnome extensions to do this but everything looks dodgy. What is the ...
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Disable Ethernet When Not Plugged In

I have an Ethernet adapter that I sometimes use on my USB-C Hub. When it's not in use, Ubuntu keeps giving me "Network not connected" notifications that are really annoying, and I have to ...
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How to clear ubuntu 20.04 Gnome notifications?

I do not know how to formulate this question, i would like to remove this kind of card/notification. When clicking on the button "Clear" the other disappear but not the one you can see on ...
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How to get popup notification action buttons back if it dismissed?

It looks like that GNOME popup notification will dismissed if mouse move over it. There is no chance to do with the button again. popup notification with buttons dismissed notification has no buttons
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How to kill Software Updater popup forever?

I know this subject has been discussed many times. I have applied almost every fix that I can find on the internet, but every time my Ubuntu18.04 systems starts I get a Software Updater popup. I have ...
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Which Linux Distros or Desktop Environments deals with unresponsive apps best? [closed]

For a person who needs stable and easy Linux GUI desktop experience, which "Linux Distros"/"Desktop Environments" has the feature to ask user through GUI to close an application if ...
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software center gets open after clicking on any notficaion!

I recently installed Ubuntu 21.04 and got a weird problem; every time I click on any popup notification, software center and the app that notification comes from opens together:
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Receive SMS/Alert when specified text detected in a log file

I've been searching for a service for Linux that monitors logs for a certain text string and if that string matches, it sends a notification, ideally by SMS. If the log text file contains "...
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I get an 'update has failed' notification - when it has actually worked

This started with Ubuntu 21.04. I expected it to be sorted out with 21.10 - but the error persists. The scenario is that I get daily notifications of various updates to ubuntu itself or the apps. I ...
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How to find source of desktop notification in ubuntu?

I find desktop notifications useful, as information from number of services gets pushed right in front of my face. However recently I must have installed something unwanted, because these began to ...
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Keeping notifications permanent [duplicate]

How can I keep GNOME notifications permanant? I need them to say because I can't remember everything, and it would really help if they would stay after I don't click them or when I click them.
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Gnome notifications and multiple monitors

I have dual monitors on an Ubuntu 21.10 system with Gnome version 40.4.0. One monitor is directly in front of me and the other is to the side, which I rarely look at. Gnome notifications like a new ...
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Teams notifications stop working after reboot - kde

When I freshly install teams, everything works ok, both sound and visual notifications. After one day, notifications stop working I'm on KDE, other people on gnome or other gtk DEs have no problems. ...
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Firewall monitoring and notification

On windows platform I always use netpeeker for having an eye on my network activity. It allows to see any process that have outbound connection or listening on any port plus each process bandwidth ...
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Can I get the notification sound play on a different audio device?

My notebook has two audio devices: The "onboard audio" going to built-in speakers, and my head phones connected to the docking station. I can switch the default audio device just fine with ...
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How can I set up a battery full notication on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Is there any software which can alert me when battery is 100 % ? I do not want to keep charging further causing battery damage. I use 20.04 LTS.
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KdeConnect repetitive notifications

KDEconnect is a great solution for receiving android notifications on linux. However, it is very annoying, annoying, and it seems to me that when unlocking the android (using pin, to enter), the ...
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How can I disable popup notifications?

Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS Where my power plug connects to the computer is loose, it still charges but any time I move, power is interrupted for a split second and I get a popup that tells me that the ...
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How to turn off desktop notifications from Boston Globe [closed]

I subscribe to the Boston Globe. I get news alerts from them as desktop notifications. I never asked for them. I don't want them. I contacted the Boston Globe and they won't help me. I logged on to ...
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Remove Updated Software Notification on 20.04.2 LTS

Pop - Up "Updated Software is available for this computer. Do you want to install now"Here is the image I have set the updater to Never I have disabled the notification I have tried the &...
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Update-notifier package doesn't notify on Kubuntu

Last week I installed Kubuntu and didn't like to update my packages through plasma-discover. I've really liked Ubuntu's update-notifier package, which also exists on Lubuntu (update-notifier-qt) and ...

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