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Questions tagged [notifications]

Questions relating to notifications on elementary OS

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Notifications off screen

I have recently been connecting my laptop to a 4k screen and using that screen exclusively (laptop is shut). Ever since using this screen, the notifications have been appearing slightly off. Is ...
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How to get badge notifications on the dock icon for third-party apps?

In my case it's Caprine (Facebook messenger app). In caprine.desktop I added X-GNOME-UsesNotifications=true and Categories=GNOME;GTK;Network;Chat;, but I only get notifications in the notification ...
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Notification not show any button

how to fix notification not show button? When i receive file via bluetooth, notification is show but don't have any button for accept or cancel.
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Notifications seem to wake up my Macbook Pro. Any way to stop this?

I have the os installed on a 2014-ish Macbook Pro 15" Retina. When I close the laptop, it shuts down successfully but moments later it wakes up again and the light comes on. I've tried manually ...
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Change volume of notifications and system sounds

In Loki there was a toggle switch in the sound settings which allowed to turn off the sound of notifications completly, however that feature seems to be missing in Juno - why actually? Does maybe ...
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Taskbar icons in juno dont work

in juno you can put the icons in the taskbar as in loki ?, example i install slack, discord, telegram... and the application icon does not come out. Any idea how to fix it?
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Handle notification overflow in Elementary OS

I use Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit) and what bothers me the most is notifications overflow after long time in lock screen mode. Plenty of notifications being thrown in the same time not only ...
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Change notification appearance timer

My question is 2 fold. How do I change the amount of time that notifications remain visible, i.e once they pop up in the top right, I want them to stay there longer before disappearing. Also, can ...
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Pop-up sound notification - disable, move, change the presence time

How can I change the time of the presence of this window: Or disable\move it. Because it close some interface function, and i need click manually to close it, before it disappears?
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Reinstalling broken notifications

Recently I was going over my symbolic links on Dropbox and accidentally deleted a couple of folders from /usr/share/applications, namely kde4/ and screensavers/. Deleting the second folder apparently ...
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Audio plugged/unplugged notification every other second

After a short sprint of using Antergos as my daily driver I sat down to reinstall Elementary this morning only to be greeted with the most frustrating bug. Every other second I get a little ...
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“Missing icon” icon in notification from my-weather-indicator

Did anyone experienced this cosmetic issue and managed to solve it somehow? Either a correct icon or complete lack of it will satisfy my eyeballs.
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notify-send icon: custom png

I'm trying to let a script send a couple of notifications with custom pngs as icons. This could be easily put off as a duplicate of https://askubuntu.com/a/351637/329400, but it isn't. In fact, I ...
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Notification sound change

This is not something I normally mess with but the notification pop sound really annoys me. I turned the volume down but do like to have a sound. Any advice on how this can be changed? I guess it's ...
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Can I generate a custom notification? [solved]

Is there a way to generate a custom notification, and how? I have a bash script that performs rsync backups, and this script runs as a cronjob. I want to have that script generate a notification to ...
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Getting update notifications, no updates showing in AppCenter

For the past two days I've been getting an "important update" notification, but the Updates section doesn't show anything. I don't have any ppas on this machine other than the default ones. ×
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Is there a way to change Notification Settings globally? [closed]

I'd like to disable only certain aspects for ALL notifications. For example, I'd like to disable all Bubbles for notifications. It'd be nice to have a master switch for just that, but would like to ...
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Is it possible to hide notifications for a specific App?

I can see a lot of Elementary Apps in the notification settings, and I know that I can hide the notifications for those apps. But what about the other apps grouped in the category "Other"? Can I hide ...
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OS Loki notification bubbles

Since a while the notification bubbles over the application icon in the dock do not disappear anymore. It started with the AppCenter a few weeks ago. Usually, when there are new updates, there was a ...
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Notification Pop-up with with missing characters

Using fully updated Loki on a: Quad-Core Intel® Core™ i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz A couple days ago notifications starting showing up with missing characters. This error happens across programs. The ...
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How to change the background color of the notifications popup? [duplicate]

I have installed the Flatabulous theme and the Paper icons on my OS but unfortunately the background color of the notifications popup is transparent, which is pretty hard to read it sometimes. How can ...
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Notifications are being identified as the wrong application [closed]

This has happened with a few applications but for example, I have have Slack installed but when I get a notification, it shows up as being from RubyMine. I'm curious why these aren't being properly ...
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Hangout/WhatsApp/Slack in notifications

On Mac, when I recive a message in Google Hangout, WhatsApp or Slack, an notify pop is shown, is this also possible in elementary?
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Is it possible to get a notification counter in the wingpanel?

So, hey, is it possible to show a notification counter on the bell icon in the wingpanel? Like a small circle with the number of new notifications?
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Is it possible to disable notifications sound on do not disturb mode?

In do not disturb mode, notifications don't appear but they do sound Is there anyway to disable their sound too?
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Behavior when plugging USB

When I plug in a USB stick or an external hard drive the system does absolutely nothing to notify me that this happened. The external device works perfectly fine, it's just that I don't get the ...
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Toogle do not disturb mode with keyboard shortcut?

Is there any way to set a keyboard shortcut to toggle do not disturb mode on/off?
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Notification appearing without icon for python script

This is a development related question and cross posted (for reference). I am using following code for showing notification, import subprocess as s import os img = os.path.abspath('icon.svg') s....
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Notification display length in loki

is there a way to change the display length of notifications in loki? I would like to see the notifications for a little longer. Thanks for your help Andreas
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f.lux stops working sometimes when a (native) notification arrives [closed]

I have installed f.lux on my computer. Sometimes suddenly it stops working and the screen turns into the original color, so I have to kill the process and restart it, and then it works again. Any way ...
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Is there a way to reorder systray indicator icons? [duplicate]

I have a hard disk free space indicator icon in the notification area that I would like to move. Is there a way to do that in elementary? THANKS!!
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

From time to time, AppCenter will find an update and hang out in my dock with a red, circular "badge" overlay and a number. How can I deactivate this persistent dock notification? Separately, how do ...
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Prevent Spotify notification from making sound

I want to keep my Spotify notifications but I don't want them to make a sound each time they appear. I know there is an option in the Spotify settings for deactivating them altogether, and I don't ...
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Set level of battery notification in Loki

By default the notification for low battery is at 10% The critically low notification is at about 3% and the imminent shutdown notification comes immediately after. I find these levels to be too low....
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blank notification appeared in top bar. How can I delete?

I think this is from a recent install of DesktopNova (from App Center), which I have since deleted, but that notification is still there, even after restart. I checked the startup applications, but ...
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Pidgin indicator missing

I am not able to see the notification in the notification area for Pidgin chat. Not sure why. When all Pidgin windows are closed it stays open I think but I am not always sure. I used Kadu and it ...
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Blank notifications while changing the music track

How notifications appear while changing the music track: I am getting blank notifications on my desktop for music apps and software and terminal, but my notifications from Chrome and Facebook are ...
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How do I clear notifications from the notifications indicator?

When clicking the notifications icon in Wingpanel I see: The clear button is gray and I cannot click it. I would like to clear notifications so that the bell icon doesn't show. I have tried clicking ...
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Notification system showing ugly Ok-Cancel alert [closed]

Suddenly nice top-right notifications stopped working for some apps (Slack and Music apps for example). An ugly and annoying traditional ok/cancel alert is being show instead. Any ideas? Edit: sudo ...
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Best Email notifier to replace standard Geary [closed]

As it is written in other post, To make Geary work,it is necessary to change gmail setting to less secure connection. Is there any secure email notifier? searching in Software Center results in ...
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Unknown application in notifications

I have unknown notification in my Notifications. I have all the necessary notifications like, Network, Power, terminal, Music, Geary, thunderbird etc., How can I remove it from Notifications menu.
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How can I get Thunderbird to work with the messaging menu?

I have installed elementary OS Freya and I replaced Geary with Mozilla Thunderbird. Is there a way to get notifications in the top panel when a new email arrives like it does by default with Geary?
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Notifications for volume changed using terminal

When I change the volume using my laptop's dedicated volume-control buttons, a pretty notification is displayed on the top right. I have recently started using my laptop with a dock. My external ...
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Enable Pantheon notifications?

How do I enable Pantheon notifications (e.g. for a certain application)? By accident I removed the ability for notifications while using VLC (with dconf editor), and would like to know if I'm able to ...
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Invisible area (size and position of notifications) prevents interaction with any windows/menus [closed]

After some time it occurs that i have a non-interact able area on my elementary OS Freya desktop. The problem is demonstrated in a short video with indicating mouse clicks: https://www.youtube.com/...
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What is 'Unknown' in Notifications? [closed]

I have an 'Unknown' app in my Notifications, how would I figure out what this is? I am currently using Freya 0.3.1.
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help with volume notification script, notify-send

I've been using a script to display a notification via notify-send that showed the volume level on my pc. (this script is called from a keybinding trigger that also lowers/raises the volume, and then ...
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“Out of ink” notification cannot be dismissed

My printer is running low on color ink but I don't need to print in color right now. Still, whenever I print anything, I get a "Out of ink" notification that I can't dismiss without restarting ...
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How can I change the Notification font color and/or background color?

Elementary OS newbie here. I'm loving it so far! I've messed with the themes some what and I now have my notification background black and the text black. Makes it hard to see :(. I'm searching for ...
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Automatic suspend notification pops up too late

I have my laptop set up to go to sleep after 30 minutes: When I come back to my computer, and unlock it by entering the password for my user account, a notification pops up in the upper right corner ...