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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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No volume change notifications when using media keys

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver with kernel 4.20 from here: https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.20/ No idea how this happened. All of a sudden I noticed the notification popups were ...
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How to send notification to user before login

I have a bash script, which needs to be executed at first-time boot, it will make the system reboot. For now, this script is added into rc.local by me so that it will be execute at boot. However, ...
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USB Notifications - Turn Off - Ubuntu 18

I have a permanent USB drive notification, how can I get rid of it, prevent it from popping back up. It takes up Screen space,... I know I have a USB drive!
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Is it possible to permanently show notifications on my screen?

With the command notify-send, it's possible to show a notification on screen for a small amount of time. But I'd like to have a specific notification on my screen for an undetermined amount of time. I'...
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No E-Mail Notification Thunderbird in Dock

I have Ubuntu 18.10 and if I get a new E-mail from Thunderbird the red notifier on Dock (button) is not visible. Have somebody an idea what happens?
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Thunderbird calendar alerts are no longer persistent system-wide stay-on-screen notifications

In 16.04 when there was a calendar reminder for an event in Thunderbird/Lightning it would give a system-wide pop up reminder. These would appear at the forefront of the screen no matter what ...
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pantheon-terminal no longer send notifications (Ubuntu 18.10)

I'm using pantheon-terminal (from Elementary OS repo) on Ubuntu 18.10 because it will send desktop notification when a long running task completes which is a handy feature for me. However, with ...
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Xubuntu notification menu is randomly empty

I'm testing out Xubuntu in VMware before I commit to it, and I noticed the notifications menu is always sometimes empty. I run a test, e.g. notify-send Title 'This is a message.', and I can see the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04/i3wm - No low battery notifications

I'm trying to debug why I'm not receiving any low power notifications on my Ubuntu 18 laptop running i3wm. As I understand it, gnome-settings-daemonis responsible for sending these notifications. I've ...
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How to get notifications when AC adapter is plugged in? [duplicate]

i just installed Ubuntu 18.10. I don't get battery notifications, except for the low battery. How do I get notification when AC adapter is plugged in or not plugged in?
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How to disable device plugged in notification dialog box in Ubuntu 18.04?

There is something wrong with my laptop on the hardware level where it constantly keeps thinking that an audio device has been plugged in. It happens with little movements like resting my palm near ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not showing low battery warning

This question might seem very basic. I am new to Ubuntu (recently moved from Windows). I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and it doesn't show warning when my battery is low, instead laptop automatically turns ...
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I'm looking for a command to flash screens (if possible in colors)

I'm using the xfce4 timer and I want the alarm to make the screen blink in addition to the pop-up alarm. Currenly I am using xset dpms force off; sleep 3; xset dpms force on which lets the screen ...
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How do I disable Dunst and go back to notify-osd?

I installed i3, which recommends dunst, but I'm not using i3 at the moment, and the dunst notifications don't really fit with Unity. I'd rather not uninstall dunst totally, since I might want to start ...
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Low battery notification on Ubunut 18.04

I was getting low battery notifications earlier when I installed initially, but it seems to broken now, my laptop Asus shuts down without any warning at 20% remaining battery. I tried sudo apt-get ...
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Irssi freezes after I've added sound notifications

I type irssi in the terminal and get in to the program without no problem, but after I have written /connect in there and the beep sound I've added using in Irssi: /set bell_beeps /set ...
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Allow regular user to update software via GUI and update notifier

I want to demote a user with admin right to a regular user. But I want to let her continue to do the updates as before via the GUI. Explicitly, allow the updates to happen when asked to do so via the ...
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Is it possible to set persistent duration for notifications until I close them manually in Ubuntu 18?

Is any way in Ubuntu 18 to show desktop notifications until I close them manually?
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How to suppress Authorization Request notifications?

I have connected with a Bluetooth speaker through blueman(-applet). All works fine, however I get a perpetual desktop notification about an authorization request. I don't see a way to respond to ...
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Does Gnome3 have a method to filter desktop notifications?

Does Gnome3 have a method to filter desktop notifications based on notification content? If so, how? Desktop notifications are useful, and I know that it's possible to turn them off per-application. ...
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Is it possible to view the notifications' history on Ubuntu 18.04?

Is there a way to see/display notifications' history on Ubuntu 18.04? EDIT: I installed indicator-notifications following this answer but, contrary to what was told in the answer, You will find ...
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Why do some notifications have a weird appearance?

I like the default notification from ubuntu 18 LTS. However, some notifications (f.ex facebook, spotify) has weird appearance. Just like the picture I uploaded. How can I fix this? I am using google ...
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Notifications on lock screen

To what does the notification on the lock screen refer It's something like "Files - New notification"? I know how to turn notifications on or off - I don't know what the actual notification means.
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Show static user-set message in the notification bar on the Ubuntu panel (xfce)

I'm running on Xubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to add a specific text box to the notification taskbar on the top of the screen? i.e. but I don't need the dropdown menu or any of that fancy stuff. All ...
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Thunderbird on Xubuntu 18.04.1: new mail popup appears on lock screen

I have been using Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and ~2 weeks ago upgraded to 18.04.1 LTS. Since then, the new mail notifications of Thunderbird will pop up even if I have locked my screen. Is this a bug in ...
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Progress Bar Window / Bar in the notification area for a running shell script

I implemented some shell scripts to my dolphin context menue. Within the shells scripts i run some commands, which take some time. My question is: Is it possible to implement some code into the (a) ...
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How do I figure out what notification daemon is running?

I just installed i3wm after messing around with xmonad for a bit and I noticed that I'm receiving desktop notifications, like from Slack for example. I thought that i3 came with a notifications ...
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Custom notification from udev rule

My goal is to trigger a notification with custom actions when a specific storage device is mounted. Notifications are made in python with pynotify I run lsusb to get device's idVendor and idProduct ...
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Is it possible to make Ejecter working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS or 18.04 LTS?

Previous versions of Ubuntu had nice looking application called Ejecter: Description: application to unmount easily and safely external devices Ejecter is a simple menu that sits in the system ...
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How to remove the “Undo” popup when deleting a file in Nautilus

When I send a file to the Trash using the delete keyboard button, a popup appears at the top of the nautilus window, saying that the file has been removed, and showing a button to undo the operation. ...
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How to make chrome notification show as Ubuntu's 18.04 gnome native notification?

I'm trying to make chrome notification show as native notifications on Ubuntu 18.04 (which UI is based on Gnome). I tried enabling enable-native-notifications, but it didn't work. See screencap below....
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How to disable “Mouse battery low” notification in Ubuntu 18.04?

Notification blocks for example tabs from browser and is very annoying overall. Mouse works fine and will most likely continue working over a month, and battery is really simple to swap. Therefore ...
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Choose notification daemon having multiple window managers

I have Xubuntu 16.04 and multiple window managers installed. I'm migrating from Xfce to i3wm, but in the meantime I want to maintain both installed in my system. So I don't want to uninstall any ...
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Get notification or message when script is run

I would like to get some kind of notification when a script has been executed. I know how to get an email sent, but I something different. This works, unless it occurs when I am not at my computer. ...
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Is it possible to change the behaviour/style of the “notification-area”-envelope-icon in GNOME Flashback?

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I'm using GNOME Flashback and I'm not entirely satisfied how the notification-area currently works/looks, specifically with notifications for new ...
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Notifications from a website I don't visit on my desktop

From time to time I'm getting notifications on my desktop from a website I never entered since I started using Ubuntu. Does anyone know how to fix it? The website I'm getting the notifications from ...
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notification for new mail in ubuntu 18.04 with thunderbird and pop3 accounts

Is there a (recommended) way to activate notifications for new mails with Ubuntu 18.04 and Thunderbird (POP3 not IMAP)? I've found some guides in the net, but they are all for older versions of ...
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Display NotifyOSD notification from a log file

I am using Snort for a real-time intrusion detection system (IDS), my desire is for real-time system notifications each time a new log is written to the log file. So, NotifyOSD will display a ...
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Capture Airpods double tap

Whenever I double tap on my airpods, I see this square notification, clearly ubuntu detects the event but doesn't use it, I was hoping I could capture the event in a python script and use it in a ...
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Notification sounds crackle and pop while playing audio 18.04

I've had quite some issues with the sounds after upgrading from 16.04, but I got all to work properly with PulseEffects. The only downside is that now whenever I play any audio (be it mp3, youtube, ...
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(Kubuntu 18.04) Which service is running in the background and fetching new mails?

since my installation of Kubuntu 18.04 I am using Thunderbird. And if I remember correctly, since installation there are two popups on receiving a new mail. One is from Thunderbird ... The other? I do ...
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Wireless connection notifications not showing up ubuntu 18.04

I'm running ubuntu 18.04. Wireless is working fine but I'm not notified when I'm connected or disconnected. I've checked using dconf-editor the settings in org->gnome->nm-applet and ...
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How do I show memory usage information in top bar or as notification?

I have 4GB RAM. When I open Firefox, IntelliJ IDEA or VS Code and some other application my memory is about used up thus my machine hangs and I can't do anything. I can't even close any applications. ...
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AWS SNS using PHP SDK V3

I am currently using php to send a notification email to myself to get comfortable with it for being able to do it for someone I work for. I am trying to set up a form and when the form is submitted ...
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How to restart indicator-notifications from command line?

I have indicator-notifications installed on ubuntu 16.04. How can I restart indicator-notifications from command line? I'm hoping the list will reset. Thanks.
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notify-send ignores timeout if executed through /etc/init.d/service

notify-send ignores timeout if executed through /etc/init.d/service on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and shows prompt only for 2 / 3 seconds. I have kept timeout to 10 Seconds.
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Pop up or sound after completion of any running process in terminal (Linux) [duplicate]

I want to write a program for having a pop up or sound after completion of any running process in terminals of any Linux distributions. Many times I run some command in the terminal and leave it to ...
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Notifications on both screens in Ubuntu 18.04

Notifications are useless if I don't always see them. I can't know which screen I'm going to be looking at, so they should appear on both screens. Is there any way to get this to happen in Ubuntu 18....
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How to disable annoying freedesktop service login sound

I have a problem with service login/logout sound playing from time to time. This is extremely annoying it disturbs movie watching, music everything.I have also no idea what is this sound notification ...
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Clicking on notification does not open app in 18.04

In my Ubuntu 18.04, clicking on a notification in the message tray no longer opens or switches to the relevant application (such as Geary). The notification is simply dismissed when I click it. ...