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Arch linux: Notifications not working in i3wm - dunst: CRITICAL: Cannot open X11 display

I use arch linux with i3wm. My notifications does not work. When I type dunst in to command line it responds whith: WARNING: No dunstrc found. When I type notify-send --icon=gtk-info Test "This ...
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Best practice for generating bell/beep in a *n*x GUI-oriented program

I've managed to get myself into an argument elsewhere trying to discourage somebody from writing a library that invokes aplay in order to get a GUI program to make a simple noise: the sort of thing ...
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See last notifications from notify send in I3

Is it possible to see the last notifications, that were send through notify send? Sometimes, i just miss the notification and want to see it again.
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Wrong notification system in KDE Plasma

I have installed KDE Plasma on my arch Linux but the notifications seems like XFCE4 (i also have XFCE4 installed on my Arch). The notification configurations says: Currently the notifications are ...
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How can I suppress the “mouse battery low” notification on Linux Mint 20?

The "Mouse battery low" notification is popping up very often on Linux Mint 20, however the mouse is working fine. I checked both Power Management and Notifications settings, but couldn't ...
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Change Notifications

I am currently using Ubuntu 20.04, and I don't like the notifications. I switched to XFCE and loved the notifications, is there any way in which I could import those notifications into Ubuntu 20.04?
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Why don't I have anything in my /var/mail directory in linux mint 19.3

I never really understood the organisation of mail for notifications in Unix, but I always took for granted that system notification mails was an inescapable fact. However I just tried to start idle3....
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Notification (DBus?) when CapsLock status is changed

I need a program, say a Python script, to be notified when the CapsLock and NumLock status are changed. I may have several keyboards and the code must run in user space so I can't rely on a kind of ...
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Nofitication service not available in KDE plasma 5.19 after reboot

I rebooted my system and after logging in , I noticed that the notifications are no longer working correctly .In the notification widget the only thing appears is Notifications are currently provided ...
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How to find which running process is modifying a file's permissions (Linux)? [duplicate]

There's a process in my system (a standard desktop installation with upwards of 150 quiescent processes at any time) that is sporadically resetting a config file's permissions that I have explicitly ...
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Gajim: status change from “Away” to “Available” does not work randomly?

I have set "Away after 5 minutes" in: Gajim -> Preferences -> Status This mostly works as expected: After 5 minutes of inactivity, my status automatically changes to "Away". When I come ...
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Schedule system notifications with messages and print the list of all scheduled jobs with related messages

I am writing a bash script where I need to schedule notifications with specific messages. So I was planning to use: echo "notify-send -t 60000 \"$MESSAGE\"" | at "$1" for the purpose. The problem is ...
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Canceling SLURM jobs without receiving email notifications

Given some SLURM jobs which were started using sbatch --mail-type=ALL, is there any way to cancel them without receiving the email notifications informing you that they were canceled? I was thinking ...
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Netconf notification on a particular session in python

Im writing a python script to send the netconf notification to a netconf client but netconf client is expecting the notification on a particular session. The and create-subscription request are ...
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mate-notification-daemon stopping, Mate notifications timeout

Whenever I connect or disconnect my Bluetooth headphones or the power cable (probably also some other events), I get a popup window showing the notification text instead of a regular notification, ...
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Filter specific Notifications in Gnome 3.34.2

generally I like the notifications in gnome. But there is one notification which annoys me really badly. I use the gnome extension "caffeine", which disables auto suspend. Each time I enable caffeine ...
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Disabling “Low GPU Memory” Notification in Gnome

How can I disable the notifications that warn for low available GPU memory? A screenshot is included below. These are very distracting. As I'm never doing anything GPU demanding, the notifications ...
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Unable to send notifications from cron job

I'm trying to use a cron job to see when the battery gets lower than a given threshold, and then to send a battery critical notification. However, when I make the cron job execute a script every ...
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List and read the last notifications received with GNOME (or a bash command line, if no GNOME tool exists)

A desktop notification appeared in GNOME during few seconds. This time I didn't have the time to read it. Usually, it's only about updates available but it happened that it was a warning about disk ...
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i3 - setxkbmap clashes with bindsym in config

I use a Manjaro i3 distribution on my laptop. Currently I switch layouts using Win+Space: $ setxkbmap -print -verbose 10 | grep options options: grp:win_space_toggle I also want to use the ...
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How to turn off a notification coming from a website?

I accidentally subscribed to news notifications from a stock market site and now I am getting notifications every few minutes that are irritating me. I do get other notifications for email I'd like ...
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How to debug Gnome notifications that disappear almost immediately

Since a few days my Gnome desktop (v. 3.28.4) is showing notifications that appear only for a fraction of a second. I manage to see the notification bubble and that it contains some text, but I have ...
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email notification upon completion or error of nohup background process

How would I send an email if a background process I run via nohup fails or is completed? I am running a lot of background processes via nohup in a for loop: for afolder in $dir/dothis* do nohup ...
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Killing extra instances of a service and getting notified about them

I have 2 Ruby-on-Rails applications running on my server. Their deployment is automated through Capistrano. The applications uses Sidekiq for processing background jobs. I use two individual scripts ...
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stop ding notification in ubuntu - windows 10 app

I am using Ubuntu Windows 10 app, but when ever I press Tab or miss spell anything ding notification sound is coming, I am trying to find an option to stop it.
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How can I get these dialogs informing me that I need to restart to stop popping up?

On Debian, I am now getting these messages, Dialog reads, Relogin or restarts required! Your session is running obsolete binaries or libraries as listed below. Please consider a relogin or restart ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 the 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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“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) ...