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How can I change the position of notification bubble?

In Luna I used com.canonical.notify-osd gravity setting (like in Ubuntu) to change the position of notification bubble. Since Freya seems to have its own notification bubbles, this setting don't ...
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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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Is there a notification history?

Sometimes I get a notification, but I'm not looking at the screen, so I miss the contents of that notification. Is there a (beautiful and graphical) place where I can review all the content of the ...
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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 ...
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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 do I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug?

How can I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug? Some old uninstalled apps are still in the list.
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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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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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Keyboard to show/expland all notifications

Is there a way to set a keyboard shortcut to show all notifications, i.e. expand the notification bell icon to show all missed notifications. Right now I have to click the bell icon to show all ...
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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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How to clear all notifications?

When there are some notifications on the screen, I can't click on the Clear All Notifications button (because they appear on top of this button). How do I solve this?
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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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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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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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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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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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Battery low and full nothing notification

How to make notification when battery is low 15%-10% and how to make notification when battery already full in charge? Thanks in advance.
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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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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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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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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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How notification system works in Elementary OS 5?

I have a question about how notifications work in Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I have multiple apps installed like Slack and Spotify and I really need to see the ones from Slack but want to hide those ...
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Notifications as "others" instead of App itselfs (snap application)

I run slack as a snap application. To recognize and adjust slack notifications I changed .desktop properties. According this link, I added X-GNOME-UsesNotifications=true in /var/lib/snapd/desktop/...
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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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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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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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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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is there a way to change the time that notifications take to disappear?

I would like to change the time a notification takes to disappear, when I get mails in a row it fills the screen with notifications and it takes too long to disappear, i have to clone each one to make ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Calendar not showing notiications for event reminders

It looks like the autostart entry that was bundled with the latest release with Calendar it's not running? At least not on my system. I can always start the daemon by hand and all reminders will just ...
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Not receiving any notifications in elementary OS 6

This was working yesterday when I installed,though I've done a bit of setup afterwards and now can't figure out why I'm not receiving notifications anymore. Even just running notify-send "Hello ...
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Notification center problems

how it's going on? I was upset with the fact that the icons of one of my most used applications, like Vivaldi and Spotify, didn't have the Elementary OS style. So I tried to use AppEditor from Flathub ...
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How to get rid of wrong player notification in sound popup?

I have uninstalled built-in music player (with orange icon on the pic below), but when playing music through another player it's icon and controls somehow appear back! This makes me feel uncomfortable,...
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Notifications wake my MacBook Pro after it's been closed and suspended

Is there any way to disable notifications on suspend so that my MacBook won't constantly wake up and drain the battery while it's sitting closed and idle?
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How to restore notification icon for Automatic Suspend?

I've noticed that the icon on the Automatic Suspend notification had changed after installing the Zettlr application. I've noticed this happen with other apps as well. Is there a way to restore the ...
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Getting notifications from a deleted app

Hello everyone im running elementary OS 5.0 Juno Linux 4.15.0-47-generic, GTK+ 3.22.30 I downloaded about a week Badger 1.3.0. I uninstalled the app but I still get notifications from the app as if ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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KDEConnect indicator not working with Pantheon desktop

I really like Elementary OS 6 but I cannot get the KDEconnect indicator to work with the pantheon desktop. If I open terminal, I can manually run up KDEconnect-settings and pair my android phone. So ...