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What are the differences/(dis)advantages of zenity vs notify-send?

There is both zenity and notify-send. (on Fedora/GNOME at least, both seems to be pre-installed.) So considering I want to show notifications, what are the differences between these too ones? Is ...
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Forwarding desktop notifications over SSH

I have two computers, a desktop and a laptop, both running Debian Stretch. Desktop notifications works on the laptop, and I believe it works (the attached monitor is broken, so I can't check, and ...
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Look up a string in a log to set an alert and generate thread dumps

I need to write a script to create and alert and get thread dumps if a string (Related string is found) in a log file - /tmp/area.log. I am able to do this in 2 separate scripts so far but would like ...
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zenity show text in the middle of a large window

To serve as a visual bell, I use this in a script: zenity --warning "Viual Beep!" --title="Zenity Visual Bell" --width 800 --height 400\ --text="Visual Bell!" >& /dev/null & The ...
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how to send notifications to clients that connect to the same tmux session?

I have a python script running on a server (let's called box A) inside a tmux session. I ssh into box A from Box B and connect to this tmux session. My question is how do I send some kinds of ...
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Execute script on GET to certain url lighttpd [closed]

Is it possible to do an action (run shell script with parameters) when anybody access files on lighttpd server? I mean like it can be done in nginx. I am implementing notifications daemon which ...
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Cinnamon notifications applet doesn't show history

In case of multiple notifications from the same site (pushed by Chrome browser) Notification applet in tray shows only last one. E.g. using this demo https://gauntface.github.io/simple-push-demo/ I ...
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Set the time of notifications in Plasma 5

The notification popups stay too long on the screen in my opinion. How to modify the number of seconds notifications are displayed? I see no such option in any of the notification settings. (...
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How to enable process completion notification in yakuake?

I want to make it so that every time a process is complete (e.g. when apt update is complete) a notification would notify me. I don't want to have to add a command after every commands. The default ...
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How to disable audio sink notifications from Firefox on Cinnamon?

Using Firefox 64 with Cinnamon (4.0.8) on Arch Linux. Since upgrading to Firefox 62, I'm getting a system notification saying "input AudioIPC Server x%" whenever I start or stop playing media in ...
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How to make dunst show repeated notifications of the same program as one single notification

here are my notifications and I would like each notification to replace the one before it by the way I am using dunst for my notifications
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gnome 3.28 disable ready/completed pop-up

in RHEL 7.5, or 7.6 where I am using GNOME classic 3.28, I run a tar command in a terminal window which takes a few seconds, when finished a popup happens saying command completed and other times ...
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How to print message to the user on package installation?

I want to notify user about important details when package is installed. I've looked at https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#list-of-fields but don't see anything fit for ...
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Create dialog based on console output

I would like to display a dialog box using zenity or dialog or something similar based on a specific string displayed in console window? Background: I have created a wrapper shell script which calls ...
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How can I see queries to gpg-agent?

I am using gpg-agent together with a Yubikey to securely store my GPG keys. In addition I've enabled so that whenever a authentication, sign or decryption request happens I must physically push the ...
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Can I set at what battery level I should be notified in linux mint 18.2? [duplicate]

I'm currently using Linux Mint Mate 18.2 on my laptop and I get notified that I have low battery level when its around 10% of full charge. I much prefer to be notified when my battery is at 30% of ...
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Notification email when someone SSH Linux Centos7 workstation (output of the command who)

My Linux workstation is part of a shared Network. I would like to receive a notification email every time someone SSH my workstation. For that purpose, I opened the file ~/.bash_profile in gedit (my ~/...
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notify-send with crontab in i3

I am trying to create a cron job that sends a notification via notify-send. I am currently trying this: */2 * * * * DISPLAY=:0 DBUS_SESSION_BUS_ADDRESS=unix:path=/run/user/$(id -u)/bus /usr/bin/...
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How to send a notification alert when a process is killed by the OOM killer?

So every now and then (once in a month or two) one of our processes, running a critical piece of code that we don't want to touch, is being killed by the Out Of Memory killer. It says so in /var/log/...
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How to identify the notification daemon?

I want to see which notification daemon is running. This is because I want to replace it, since it does not properly confirm the notification from blueman-applet. I mention that I am running the i3 ...
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Centering dunst notifications

Is it possible to get dunst notifications in the middle of the screen? I would prefer a method that will still work if a different monitor is used.
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How can I display a message from ~/.profile?

I want to display a warning message when a test in my ~/.profile (actually, in another file that I source in ~/.profile) fails, e.g.: if [ -f /usr/bin/vim ]; then ...
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System Tray Icons on Xmonad - Xmobar Or any other minimal status bar

I am using slack desktop client on my Arch Linux . I am using Xmonad Window manager along with Xmobar status bar. On other Desktop environments, for example XFCE, the Slack Desktop client shows a ...
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Changing notify-send with notifyosd

Because I'd like to use notify-osd (Ubuntu-Style notification) instead the default notification I'm wondering how to stop the second one for enabling the first one. In particular, (trying googling) ...
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Get notified if a specific port accessed? or on outgoing connections?

i am using centos minimal install. Is it possible to get a desktop message on a specific firewall rule ? For example: Get desktop message if a specific port accessed or if a new outgoing connection ...
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“New messages” count for Thunderbird on Taskbar

I would like to see the "new messages" count number on my taskbar, like Google Mail, for example something like: Inbox(2) - Mozilla Thunderbird I found FireTray, but it doesn't quite work, the ...
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Notifications ignoring XFCE config choices

Ubuntu 17.04, xfce 4.12. I use the notification config panel under the Settings menu. On the General tab, I have Do Not Disturb off, Show Notifications on Display With Mouse Pointer, Theme default, ...
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how to remove the popup notification of keyring login?

Whenever I visit any Index page of any website, it pops up with this notification. I'm using Kali GNU/Linux Rolling.
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How to send notification when user press shutdown button in the GUI?

I am writing a program to remind extract the pendrive before shutdown. This program locks shutdown if pendrive is connected, and unlock it if pendrive is disconnected. For do this, I use a polkit ...
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Setup NUT power failure notifications when running computer on UPS battery

Description of the problem I have UPS Orvaldi KC2000 (its capacity: 2000VA/1400W) and I want to setup configuration of my Debian 10 (Buster which is currently testing) to: get GUI (preferably GNOME) ...
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Gnome notifications font size is huge. How to change?

I'm running Pop_OS on a System 76 laptop. It's running Gnome and for some reason after re-installing the OS on a new drive, (the original SSD borked on me) the font in the notifications are HUGE! We'...
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Adding notification “Dot” in gnome

Is there a way to add a dot to notifications from specific applications, similar to an update notification? I've switched today to Geary e-mail, and am missing a claws-mail feature that made ...
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Run script when get a certain notification

Spotify sends a notify-send when the track changes, so when this happens I want to run a certain script to get the current song name, fetch the song's lyrics with clyrics and put it on conky. Since ...
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bell behaviour in byobu

I am experimenting with bells in my wm. for this i am using the command sleep 3; echo -e "\a" Here are some different scenarios: running it in a terminal and changing workspace will give me an ...
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Find out the owner of a DBus service name

I can't find a way to find what program implements the org.freedesktop.Notifications service. Is it possible to ask DBus to tell me what program provides it? The reason for asking this question is ...
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Does konsole support a visible bell?

I would like to set up my terminal to use a visible bell notification. Konsole is my preferred terminal emulator, but I can't seem to figure this out. Everything I can find on the web points me ...
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How to change the notification timeout in GNOME?

IMHO the notifications in GNOME (3) are hidden very quickly. Of course, it depends on the user, how fast he/she can read that notifications or so. So is there any way to change how long the ...
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Notify before suspend

systemd-suspend.service man page: Note that scripts or binaries dropped in /lib/systemd/system-sleep/ are intended for local use only and should be considered hacks. If applications want to be ...
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“Important updates installed” keeps popping up

Since a few weeks, I get a notification after each boot telling me that important updates has been installed. Even if I dismiss it then immediately reboot, it comes again. It starts to be quite ...
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How to have normal notifications over full screen applications in Gnome 3?

In my workflow I use applications in fullscreen mode most of the time. The only serious drawnback I have in that is the way Gnome 3 handles desktop notifications, I can't get any normal notification, ...
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Notification when someone is accessing my Samba/CIFS share

Is there any way I can get notification (preferably Gnome notification) when someone (privileged) is accessing my Samba/CIFS share? If there is no such a tool, I need to implement one. It's important ...
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Desktop notifications of finished tasks

What I'd like to achieve is as follows. Say, I run a command in tmux's window: sleep 5; notify-me And I want to see a notification telling me tmux's session name and tmux's window name of what has ...
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In GNOME, can I move icons from the notification tray to the system bar at the top of the screen?

For some of my commonly-used applications, GNOME places their notification icons into this small tray at the bottom-left of my screen. Here's how it looks expanded: It's normally tucked away with ...
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How do I reset notification themes?

I am on BunsenLabs (debian jessie 8.2). One day the notifications started looking like this. I don't remember messing with anything to with notification themes. If I select these options from the ...
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Evolution's calendar desktop notifications fail appearing

I installed Evolution recently, for its Google Calendar integration, but it produces strange behaviors. In certain "test cases", the program was able to execute a desktop notification about upcoming ...
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Notification that remote process completed (but no email)

I'm connecting using OpenSSH to a Linux server where I have a tmux session where I do certain compiling work which takes a long time. Now I would like to be get right away a notification on my Linux ...
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How to fix “Dillo HTTPS: Missing issuer certificate!”?

I use the Dillo browser and usually when I open a new website I get the following error message: Dillo HTTPS: Missing issuer certificate! Unable to get local issuer certificate. The issuer ...
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How can I execute notify-send from root? [duplicate]

I'm working on a bash script which requires root privileges, but which I'd like to give the ability to notify a non-root user of certain alerts via notify-send in GNOME (or any other desktop shell ...
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Sound indicator for when a script temporarily stops? For example, to fill in data or passwords? [duplicate]

I have a quite long Bash script I use to install Apache server environments including PHPmyadmin and several other utilities, after logging to the remote machine via SSH. I run the script via the ...
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bash : send rsync status using notify-send

I'm using rsync to push some changes to a server, for that I made a bash script and I want to show a status notification in the desktop (I'm using Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon) Is it possible to send the ...