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Is it possible to hide notifications for a specific App?

elementary relies on applications notifying the OS that they want to use notifications by setting a property in their .desktop file. Applications not built/controlled by elementary are not guaranteed ...
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How can I change the position of notification bubble?

There isn't a setting for it in the freya gala notification plugin. You can report it as a feature request. How can I report an issue with elementary OS to the developers?
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Is there a notification history?

At the moment there is not. However, it is a feature that is currently being worked on for the next release of elementary OS :)
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"Out of ink" notification cannot be dismissed

What worked for me: Switch to next desktop (windows key + right arrow) Now you can click the "X" to dismiss the notification Return to your daily business
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

To the first question, you can open a terminal and type: killall appcenter Now the reminder dessapears from Planck. To the second question, you can try to show all the hidden startup applications. ...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

The AppCenter periodically shows updates because it runs in the background on startup. To disable its notifications, set it to not run on startup: mkdir ~/.config/autostart/ cp /etc/xdg/autostart/io....
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How can I change the Notification font color and/or background color?

This is how I fixed it: In Terminal, run sudo nano /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/apps.css This brings up an editor. Under the Gala section, add: .gala-notification GtkLabel { color: #...
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How do I edit or clear the application list in the Notifications plug?

The list of apps and their notification settings is held in gsettings at org.pantheon.desktop.gala.notifications apps. You can edit this either directly with the gsettings command in Terminal or by ...
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Keyboard to show/expland all notifications

I looked around in the Elementary Keyboard Shortcuts and didn't find anything. Fortunately, this is still possible. The command line to run to show notifications is this: wingpanel -o messages If ...
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Toogle do not disturb mode with keyboard shortcut?

Yes, you can. Disturb mode can be set via the dconf boolean value org.pantheon.desktop.gala.notifications.do-not-disturb. You can toggle it with a script like this (saved as ~/bin/toggle_do-not-...
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notify-send icon: custom png

I wrote a bunch of bash scripts a while ago, and struggled with this issue as well. This is what I have going now, and it works: This icon is located in ~/.local/share/icons. In this case it's a .svg ...
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Enable Pantheon notifications?

Enable notifications for VLC: Open menu Tools > Preferences. Now, under Show settings, select the All radio button. Then, from the left sidebar, choose Control interfaces. There, check the ...
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"Out of ink" notification cannot be dismissed

You can disable notifications for your printer under: System Settings -> Notifications For me there are two entries Printer and System Config Printer Notification. Maybe just toggle them off/on ...
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Can I generate a custom notification? [solved]

I found an answer that works for me. I can use the command notify-send More info at: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Desktop_notifications
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How can I change the Notification font color and/or background color?

Instead of trying to figure out, which CSS value is messed up, you could easily reinstall the elementary theme: sudo apt-get install --reinstall elementary-theme Don't forget to restart/relogin ...
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Prevent Spotify notification from making sound

Spotify doesn't register its notifications with the system properly and since its development future appears spotty, my solution for now is to turn off sounds in the "Other" notifications option. This ...
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Disable AppCenter dock reminder

killall io.elementary.appcenter worked for me to kill the process
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Notification appearing without icon for python script

This is my first time answering something on stack exchange. I found your post while trying to figure out the same problem. Finally found the answer on this site http://www.devdungeon.com/content/...
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How to change the background color of the notifications popup?

Just as the post you linked says you can open the file by entering sudo scratch-text-editor /usr/share/themes/elementary/gtk-3.0/apps.css in the terminal. Once it's open look for the section that ...
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Notification Pop-up with with missing characters

This issue is now resolved. All I did was update Loki. (Unfortunately I do not have anything more specific than this)
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Hangout/WhatsApp/Slack in notifications

Slack notifications can be enabled in the app.
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Is it possible to disable notifications sound on do not disturb mode?

In System Settings>Notifications you can set if notifications play sound. :)
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Behavior when plugging USB

You could install a file manager that offers this feature, such as Nautilus. There is a bug report for adding this feature to Pantheon-Files. See also: Will the developers add the option to ...
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Notification display length in loki

There are not any settings to increase the length that notifications stay on the screen. If you miss a notification, you can always review it in the notification indicator
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Is there a way to reorder systray indicator icons?

There's no easy way to do that. The ordering of the indicators is hard-coded, as you can see here.
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help with volume notification script, notify-send

Your script gave me the solution! you can add -h string:x-canonical-private-synchronous:script to my notify-send command and it will work perfectly, thanks. just writing this here for anyone to see, ...
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Notification system showing ugly Ok-Cancel alert

Try this quick workaround sudo touch /usr/lib/libunity-electron_notification_fix Then restart session.
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Best Email notifier to replace standard Geary

You can have a look at Nylas N1: https://www.nylas.com/n1. Its free and is open source.
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