Helper library that sends desktop notifications to a notification daemon following the Desktop Notification specification. It includes a set of libraries for most common languages and a binary that can be used independently from the shell.

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How to add desktop notifications in gnome for guake on command finishing?

gnome 3.20.2, guake 0.8.4-1, dconf 0.26.0-1, arch linux 4.5.2-1-ARCH. I'd like to add notifications for guake app (when it's hidden). I want to be notified when some command finishes or on prompts (...
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Why can't I use `kill $!` with parameter expansion in Bash, when the most recent process is “notify-send”?

According to Bash: Special Parameters: ($!) Expands to the process ID of the job most recently placed into the background, whether executed as an asynchronous command or using the bg builtin I ...
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Log dbus Desktop Notifications

Sometimes I get error messages in desktop notifications, such as this: Unfortunately, it's difficult to debug this. I can't use xprop to see the process id that sent it. It claims to be from ...
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What do a notify-send notification category, hint and version parameters mean?

The notify-send command manual says Usage: notify-send [OPTION...] <SUMMARY> [BODY] - create a notification Help Options: -?, --help Show help options Application ...
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linux daemon to make a notification that remains on top of other windows for a specified time

In my Ubuntu desktop I have notify-send, which seems to have an expiration time parameter, but it does not work. So what other simple options do I have to accomplish this? Initially I wanted to make ...
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Show OSD notifications without installing libnotify-bin

I want to send my own notifications from the command line, that look like this: I found out that it probably uses xfce4-notifyd. I dont want to install libnotify-bin because when using notify-send ...
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Is it possible to query messages that were sent with notify-send?

As indicated in the title, I want to query the messages that were already sent with notify-send in the running session from within a script. Is that possible?
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More visible desktop notifications in Gnome Shell?

The notify-send command lets script notify you about events. However, in Gnome Shell 3.14.4, with fullscreen applications, such notifications will not be visible until you switch to Overview mode (...
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procmail and libnotify: how to display emails received? [duplicate]

I am trying to get procmail to work with libnotify (notify-send). My .procmailrc has a couple of recipes, which just essentially filter mails into different folders.. nothing fancy. Most of my ...
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notify-send/notification-daemon: disable tray icon

When I use notify-send to send a simple message to notification-daemon: notify-send "hello" it not only displays the message but also creates a system tray icon, as shown on the screenshot below: ...
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How to send system messages to irssi?

I use Irssi together with bitlbee as my overall communication interface (IRC, GTalk, Twitter, XMPP …). Whenever you can speak of something being a message I try to bring it into irssi. Up to now my ...
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notify-send not working on Debian Wheezy

I have libnotify-bin installed, yet when I type notify-send "hello" nothing happens. No error, no message I have the necessary packages: # dpkg -l | grep notify ii libnotify-bin ii libnotify4:...
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Create a notification on the screen initiated by root [duplicate]

I would like to give out a notification on screen by a script that is running by root on Ubuntu 14.04. I tried this: #!/bin/bash MAINUSER=$(cat /etc/passwd|grep 1000|sed "s/:.*$//g") su $MAINUSER -c ...
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notify-send not working under ssh

Maybe this is answered somewhere else, but I didn't see it. I am running Ubuntu 14.04. When I SSH into my machine, for example: ssh <user>@<machineip> notify-send "Hello" I don't see ...
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Is there a way to monitor all events sent to the libnotify module?

Is there a way to monitor all events sent to the libnotify module? I am trying to debug faulty sound notifications from Thunderbird, and I am hoping that if the way Thunderbird links with sounds is ...
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Can libnotify be used to execute a script?

Can libnotify be used to execute a script? I want to use a script to play a sound, or even run more complicated programs via the notify-send in bash files and other programs. Is that possible? It ...
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How to forward libnotify to growl

I'm looking for a simple solution to forward libnotify notifications (from knotify4) to a remote growl servers (running on Windows and Android). So far I'm only able to send remote growl ...
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Using notify-send with cron

I am using Arch Linux with KDE/Awesome WM. I am trying to get notify-send to work with cron. I have tried setting DISPLAY/XAUTHORITY variables, and running notify-send with "sudo -u", all without ...
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Notifications and notification daemon not working on window manager

Notifications doesn't work on Linux standalone window managers (Openbox, Awesome WM and alike). I tried to install notification-daemon and dunst, but sending with notify-send "something" does not make ...
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Clearing/modifying previous libnotify notifications?

I have written a script which generates notifications like this: notify-send -i audio-card "Transferring audio playback to speakers." \ "Audio playback has been transferred to the analog output ...