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Questions tagged [notify-osd]

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Unable to install NotifyOSD Config on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install NotifyOSD Config on Ubuntu 18.04 but am receiving errors. See below. Any help is appreciated. I am following the steps here - https://launchpad.net/notifyconf The output of ...
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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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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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Volume and brighness adjustment OSD delay and screen freeze on Ubuntu 18.04

Every time I raise/lower the volume, or change screen brightness through the keyboard, the screen freezes for 1 to 2 seconds before the corresponding OSD appears and shows the change. It didn't happen ...
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Best volume OSD for Lubuntu

It's a few months I use lubuntu and I'm pretty happy with it, the problem for me is that it appears it doesn't have a pre-installed volume OSD. What I'm looking for is a feedback pop-up volume bar ...
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Send notification from systemd daemon

I know that I can send a notification to the user that will appear in the top-right corner of the screen an disappear on its own, like this: notify-send "Device detected correctly" However, this ...
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notify-send shows a dialog box instead of notification?

I am trying to send a simple notification with notify-send "Linux" And nothing shows up. However notify-send "Linux" -t 0 shows a dialog box like this How can I make notify-send to send a ...
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Change kde notifications osd (icon)

I changed from Gnome to KDE, really like it so far, but I want to change my notifications icons, like the increase/decrease volume, increase/decrease lighting on keyboard, toggle touchpad. I really ...
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Restoring Ubuntu's default notification manager

Recently I installed i3 and Xmonad for testing purposes, and already got rid of them. However, when I log into Ubuntu's default window manager (Unity), the notifications are now broken. For instance, ...
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How to make notifications larger?

I tried to use osd configuration tool, but font size goes up to 100%. I really need much larger font size on my screen. Two or three times larger at least. I currently miss all my notifications ...
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How to show command parameters in notify-osd message?

I want to use notify-osd to show desktop notifications. A value given as input parameter should also be displayed. Script: param="parameter $1" echo "${param}" echo 'notify-send "param no value"' | ...
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How do I disable network printer discovery in Ubuntu 17.10?

I have an HP network printer on my local network. I have installed HPLIP on my Ubuntu 17.10 laptop. I keep getting OSD notifications of the same printer being added. It is a duplicate printer ...
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Why don't work notify-send from terminal?

Ubuntu 16.04, notify 0.7.6 I tried notify-send "something", and this doesn't work. But notify-send -u critical "test" worked. Why this happened? I install notify-daemon, but this doesn't help me? ...
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Unity Tweak Tool Schema Missing com.canonical.desktop.interface

Running Unity on fresh install of 14.04. I installed Unity Tweak Tool through the Software Center, and on initial launch it said: The following schema is missing com.canonical.notify.osd In ...
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Brightness keys not working and volume keys responds very slow

I am running Ubuntu 17.04 on a Dell XPS 15 (9560) and it's been working well for over a month. A few days ago I suddenly started having issues with the Fn-shortcuts for brightness and volume. ...
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Missing notifications from top indicator

I am missing new notifications. If I try to raise and lower the volume or brightness, the classic top right hand indicator no longer appears. If I try notify-send test, then this test notification ...
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Remove 'printer added' notifications from GNOME 3

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 17.04, using the GNOME desktop. Suddenly, I've started seeing 'printer added' notifications as OSD popups - approximately every 2 minutes! It's really distracting. Anyone ...
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notify-osd over indicators

On a fresh installation of Ubuntu 17.04 I experience strange behavior of the volume indication notifcation notify-osd over the status bar. Can I move the notifcation down?
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Re-enable notify-osd (?) after installing MATE

I'm on 14.04 LTS and before this I was using Unity. I recently tried installing MATE, but I didn't quite like it and I switched back. However, it looks like MATE changed/broke my OSD, and now some of ...
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How can I get a notification for finished processes inside a graphical user interface?

Example: Seeking solution: I would like to receive a notification of any kind, once this process has finished without me having to periodically switch to the window and check if the process has ...
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Ubuntu Notifications

Suddenly none of my notifications for new messages from Pidgin or completed downloads from qBittorrent show up. Ubuntu version 16.04 Pidgin version Pidgin 2.10.12 qBittorrent version 3.3.1 Any help ...
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What is the command to kill/close notifications? [duplicate]

By default, I have to wait for a few seconds for the notifications to fade off. I'd like to know the command to kill them immediately, so I can bind it to a shortcut key. (Super+N seems good right ...
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Send all notifyOSD messages to another ubuntu on the network

I want an ubuntu to send a copy of all its notifyOSD messages to another ubuntu on the network. Preferably with a little "addition" to the title that specifies the host name of the ubuntu that ...
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sudo -u username notify-send stuck

here is my code: roroco@roroco ~/Dropbox/rbs/ro_wemedia $ time sudo -u root notify-send 'prpr' real 0m0.033s user 0m0.008s sys 0m0.012s roroco@roroco ~/Dropbox/rbs/ro_wemedia $ time sudo -u ...
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killing the master process spawned by an at command

Using at, I'm trying to set up a command that sends me a reminder at a specific time, and keeps reminding me over and over. But I want to be able to kill the at command once I've reminded myself. ...
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Automatically notify when IP changes?

Is there a way I can send a notification to myself when the local DHCP IP changes? Can I use libnotify? I use Xubuntu. Below is a screenshot that shows what the notification looks like, can I design ...
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No Low Battery Notifications or Low Battery Action on 16.10/17.04

When upgrading to 16.10 and during installation the installer seemed to turn off battery notifications and actions - I know this because I set the critical action threshold to be 15% and during ...
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Volume OSD in Lubuntu

When I change volume, either with shortcut keys on keyboard or with mouse on system setting, how can I get a notification on screen showing the current audio level? Maybe I can use xfce volume OSD ? ...
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notify-send only works with sudo

Problem sudo notify-send Test "Hello World" Displays a notification as expected. notify-send Test "Hello World" Does not display a notification. Further information Ubuntu version 16.04. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 disable notification bubbles (for pulseaudio)

Regarding this topic, respectively this bug: Is there actually a workaround to fix it. It annoyed me for quite some time now and at this point I don't even care, if I had to disable the ...
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How can I receive a visual notification each time a process has finished in a terminal window? [duplicate]

I would like to always receive a visual notification when a process has finished in a terminal window. Example of such a process: youtube-dl -cit --extract-audio --audio-format mp3 https://www....
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Select monitor for indicator information - choose the 'most right' monitor

How would You set display notification to appear on the 'right/secondary' desktop Currently no matter what I configure, it appears in the top-right corner of the left desktop :/ +---------------+----...
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Message overflow in notification bubble

I am learning how to use gtk notifications, and it seems that any output display via the notification bubble has a maximum overflow size, probably 10 lines or so. So, if the message I want to show is ...
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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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Disable gnome-software's notification bubble (notify-osd) for available updates

Running 16.04 with Unity, after every log-in I see this annoying notification bubble in the top right corner of the screen that there are updates available. This is not only annoying, but often it is ...
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Constant volume OSD? in 16.04

Previously I was using Ubuntu Gnome, I've needed to clean boot my systems so I've gone with straight Ubuntu 16.04. On the two systems I've reloaded I'm getting a constant volume OSD (it appears ...
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Is there a “don't disturb” option to temporarily hide notifications, like on macbooks?

Does there exist "Don't disturb mode" as is does for OSX device, where you can decided when notification can bother you, or not.. I just installed chrome, and I usually get spammed by group texts ...
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pyosd works with interpreter , but not with a script

I am working on a script that would display arbitrary system information on screen. For that purpose I've been trying to use pyosd module. Consider the following 3 lines: import pyosd p = pyosd.osd()...
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Electron apps show notify-osd notifications incorrectly [duplicate]

I use Nylas N1 email client which is built using Electron. It used to present me with notify-osd notifications on Ubuntu 15.10. However, since the upgrade notifications look as follows:
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When I press a volume up/down key, what shell command does it send?

I want to make a keyboard shortcut that changes the volume with exactly the same behaviour as pressing one of the default volume keys (up, down, mute), including the OSD notification and the "pop" ...
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Is it possible to notify with NotifyOSD when a specified process terminates?

I must admit being a heavy Firefox user, so when i terminate FF, i always have to check with the system monitor if it's process is really terminated before shutting down Ubuntu. Otherwise i will get a ...
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Firefox doesn't play sounds in Slack desktop notifications

I'm not getting sounds in desktop notifications, specifically for Slack. I've experienced this on multiple hardware. I ensured I have Notify-OSD installed and have enable desktop notifications in ...
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Change notifications system in Ubuntu 14.04

I know, there's a similar question on this site, but it's quite outdated. So I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with standard DE, and the default notifications daemon is a real pain. There is even no way to ...
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Stop incessant notifications

I wanted to schedule a job to run at a specific time just once. So, I used the at command: at now -f /path/to/task.sh Now, in the task script, I wrote code to display notifications using notify-...
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Can I make centered desktop notifications?

Edit Now I am currently using osd_cat, installed with xosd. It does the job perfectly for me since it is customizeable to my needs. You can even choose a font from the output of xlsfonts Original ...
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KDE/Plasma OSD message doesn't disappear automatically

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04. See the screenshot for the exact version. The on screen display (OSD) message "System Update Available" doesn't disappear automatically. It stays forever on the screen, but ...
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New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
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Sending normal-urgency notifications via notify-send

I'm currently on 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and I can't seem to get any notifications to show unless they're sent with the urgency set to critical, like so: notify-send -u critical "IRC" "This is a ...
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Is it possible to cancel or clear a notification created by using notify-send?

So I wrote a little script that makes sure a certain user plugs in a laptop when he logs on (it disables if he doesn't). The script uses notify-send to tell him to plug it in. If he plugs it in, the ...
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Cinnamon Annoying Volume Notification Popup - osd

I'm using Cinnamon, version 2.2.16 Everytime I change the volume or brightness this annoying popup appears. It blocks the middle of the screen, it's not just like ubuntu's notify-osd which appears on ...