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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Weird notifications popping up on desktop. Maybe a virus?

Some weird notifications are popping up on my Ubuntu that I use just for college. For example: Facebook 1 new private message Now... I haven't used facebook for 4 years and I really don't know why I'...
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xfce4-notifyd volume change not longer popup notification bubble

Since about a week I mis the notification bubble when changing volume or pluggin my headphone. I'am runnung ubuntu bionic with pure xfce4-session, meaning metapackage xubuntu-desktop is not on my ...
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Completely disable the volume OSD in Gnome

I'm trying to completely disable Gnome's on-screen-display overlay for volume (I would also like to disable the other overlays too, e.g. Keyboard illumination and screen brightness). The reason being,...
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Can Admin Notifications by Email be Set up without an FQDN?

I am attempting to migrate a personal/family server from AWS to a local Ubuntu 18.04 server. I want to experiment with this local server for possibly months before cancelling the AWS server, so prefer ...
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Check for running proccess constantly

I need to check whenever a process is running and alert if the process dies, is stopped or closes. I have used pgrep and processName and then alert, like this: pgrep processName && notifiy-...
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Disabling system sounds and alerts without disabling application notification sounds

Is there a way to disable all alerts without disabling notifications for certain apps? For instance, every time I adjust the volume with the keyboard it plays an annoying bing sound, and the only way ...
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Raise keyboard layout change window/notification upon left Alt+Shift?

In Ubuntu 18.04, if I click Super+Space, (where Super can be a key marked with Windows logo), I can change keyboard layouts, which is followed with a window overlay or notification (or whatever you ...
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Enlarged GNOME notifications

My on-screen notifications on GNOME on Ubuntu 18.04 are enlarged, and look that way on the notification tray too. What's wrong?
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How to prevent Google Chrome “native” notifications from disappearing?

I've enabled Chrome native notifications: chrome://flags/#enable-native-notifications When I get an web notification, it shows for a second on the top side and also in Ubuntu's notifications area (...
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How to manage desktop message notifications at lubuntu?

At my Lubuntu 18.04 LTS I got a desktop message every time when a network connection was established. But then I clicked accidentally at the label "Don't show this message again". So how can I ...
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Notification sounds from applications are stopping the sound for a second

I was searching for a solution to this problem and couldn't find any, feel free to close it and point me towards an answered question on this topic if such exist. So, I've had this issue on multiple ...
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How do I know that I have missed notifications on Ubuntu 18.04?

When getting notifications while not on the computer, they show up and removed after a few seconds, but I didn't see them. They are then left in the notification list (super+v or click the clock). ...
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Trigger failed ping to Telegram Bot or Channel

I just got the basic command from this website too #!/bin/bash # Program name: pingall.sh date cat list.txt | while read output do ping -c 1 "$output" > /dev/null if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then ...
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Don't wake screen on notifications when locked

When I lock my laptop, if chrome or other apps have a notification it will wake the screen. How can I disable that while still keeping it locked and open?
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Kubuntu 18.10 Notifications Don't Show Up

None of my Desktop pop-up notifications show up. I'm running Kubuntu 18.10 and KDE 5.13.5. Any ideas on the issue?
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Ubuntu Update Notifier keeps showing

The Update Notifier applet persistently shows that updates are required in Ubuntu 18.04 (normally displaying that there are, for example, two updates available) When I then select Install all updates ...
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How to get notifications on the active monitor in GNOME Shell 3.28.3

How to get notifications on the active monitor in GNOME Shell 3.28.3 (Ubuntu 18.04), when two monitors are connected as extended displays (one primary and other as secondary). Currently, I am missing ...
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Quick way to temporarily disable notifications in Plasma/KDE/Kubuntu?

I'd like to be able to quickly disable and re-enable notifications in the KDE Plasma desktop (Kubuntu 19.04); essentially, a "focus" mode. Previous (4+ years old) answers - Is it possible to ...
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No notifications Ubuntu 19.4

I recently installed the latest version of Ubuntu (19.4) for the first time in a long time after being a windows user. Everything is going smooth and well, except for receiving desktop notifications....
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fastest way to connect to a specific wifi

In Ubuntu 18.04 there is a unique block of notifications in the top bar in the right corner, that contains the wifi indicator, sound volume, battery, etc. Now to choose a different wifi I need to ...
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How can I remove live patch notification?

I just upgraded the packages on my 18.04 machine and after reboot I see a new symbol in my top right that looks like a shield with a red "denied" symbol on it. After further investigation this turns ...
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Change the icon size of a notification

I would like to change the style of shell notifications, mainly the icon size. I've seen extensions change the transparency, position, and colors but I can't figure out how to change the icon size. I ...
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GSConnect remains in notification's applications list

After installing and uninstalling GSConnect, the icon for this app remains in Settings > Notificaftions > Applications (list). Its mildly annoying and I would like to remove it from there; any ...
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Get notification each time someone uses apt-get install or changes files in /etc/

I manage a couple of servers where several users have sudo rights. It works like this by design. These are development servers and users need to be able to update / install software and configure it. ...
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Can I get the text of notifications in a command line script?

There is information which only appears in a notification for an app I'm using (specifically, the open port number in the private internet access app). Super+V will show me the notification from when ...
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Panel/Pop Up Notification issues after upgrading to Kubuntu 19.04

A little help please! I just upgraded to Kubuntu 19.04 and am experiencing a little, albeit annoying, issue. 2 issues, actually. 1. When I first log in and am presented with the Kubuntu desktop I ...
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Stop battery usage [Ubuntu 18]

My laptop's battery is broken, totally dead. It is also irreplaceable and I will not be able to replace it in the next 3 months at least. It is invoking notification messages almost every 3-5s,...
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View Recent GNOME Notifications

Is there an app/command that allows me to view recent notifications? Preferably text-based. I would also like to view the notification timeout for each notification. ;)
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How to show notification bubbles?

I'm using herbstluftwm as my window manager, and I am not getting any notification bubbles. How can I enable them? Is there a type of application that manages this? How does it work? What is the type ...
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Minimalism in the calendar in the top bar Ubuntu 18.04

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and have a small pet-peeve; when one clicks on the calendar on the top bar, it opens the little window with the calendar and notifications. Furthermore, the notifications ...
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Gnome Calendar: how to disable notifications for SOME calendars only

In Evolution one can choose which calendars should have active notifications. Gnome Calendar seems to be missing this feature. Every morning I get a bunch of notifications for all my calendars which ...
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`gsd-print-notif` process consuming 100% CPU

Not much more to say that what's in the title. Every so often, not sure if all the time, the process gsd-print-notif starts using a full CPU core. If I kill the process it just comes back again. ...
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Is it possible to make Evolution notifications display sender and subject for all e-mails?

The current behavior of Evolution seems to be that if I have looked at my inbox lately and then minimize the client, if a new e-mail arrives, I get a notification overlay that has the sender, subject, ...
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Notifications not showing in the top bar for Ubuntu 16.04

I use Ubuntu 16.04, and recently, without warning, the notifications have disappeared from the top bar (the one in the picture), such as Slack notifications. I've tried looking through settings but ...
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zenity window is not shown when called from `at` command

Calling zenity command shows an alert window, as expected: zenity --info --text="test" But calling zenity with at does not show the alert window, at the specified time: echo "zenity --info --text=\"...
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How to use systemd notify

I'm learning how to use systemd notify. I'm thinking it is a kind of mechanism, which allows a process to send a notification to another process. So, I tried to make a notification with the command ...
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Can I catch Ubuntu desktop notification?

For example: when I get some notification with specific text, can I perform some action after that? (f.e. launch bash script) Simply to say, is there way to implement notification watcher? Why I ...
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OpenVPN server user connection notification

I've setup an OpenVPN complete server, perfectly working and everything okay. I've tried to setup and email notification when a user connects to the vpn, but the params pointed on the documentation (-...
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Unattended upgrades - mail notifications

I am novice user of Ubuntu and I am trying my hands at making some simple configurations on my first server. I enabled unattended upgrades and I read about possibility of sending the e-mail ...
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How to prevent notifications from grabbing focus in 18.04

I updated from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 last year, and the Gnome notifications are a nuisance. In 16.04 with Unity, notifications would not grab focus, they'd just appear as an overlay in the corner -- you ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 dropbox-client items cluttering up Status Notifier list

Each time I reboot, another "dropbox-client-PID" gets added to the Known Items list in the Status Notifier Items menu (right click on the Status Notifier in the panel and select properties). I can ...
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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 ...