The Chrome web-browser recently added support for webapps (and various google services) to pop-up ‘notifications’ on your desktop. Whilst a neat idea in theory the non-native look of them jars against the consistent look and behaviour of applications on the Ubuntu desktop.

But now a new extension for Chrome enables Ubuntu users to receive Chrome notifications using Ubuntu’s default desktop notification system, resulting in web apps and desktop apps seamlessly notifying you in the same way.

Install the plugin from the chrome webstore at the following link: –

Being release numero uno you may come across issues. These should be lodged on the project bug tracker @

Image stolen from Jorge Castro

Download chromeextensions chromewebapps notifyosd