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Q: How to make Qt KDE tray notification from Bash script ?

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Q1: Ok... I see kdialog and notify-send send tray notification. Am I right only notify-send -i allows to setup notification icon?

Q2: In example there is notify-send -i 'dialog-information' icon -> what are other icons available by default ?

Q3: Will it work with other window managers ?

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notify-send --icon=/path/to/XX.png will only set the icon displayed in the dialog,

But for the tray icon, you need to refer to your KDE plasma theme, which is theme_dir/icons/notification.svgz

To find all your kde plasma themes installed, check out these two locations,

/usr/share/kde4/apps/desktoptheme/ (system location)

And ~/.kde4/share/apps/desktoptheme/

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Could you improve your answer to make it useful for others ? Could you provide an example how to find KDE plasma theme to check pictures available there. Is there any standard which should be provided by all themes (like "notification") ? –  Grzegorz Wierzowiecki Aug 24 '12 at 20:47
    
@GrzegorzWierzowiecki yeah, that's a standard –  warl0ck Aug 25 '12 at 1:37
    
By "standard" I meant: What icons have to be provided by standard? I assume there must be some minimum set required. –  Grzegorz Wierzowiecki Aug 25 '12 at 9:06

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