Articles Tagged notifications

google chrome may soon use native linux notifications

Chrome Adds Initial Support for Native Linux Desktop Notifications

Last month we told you that Google Chrome might start using native notifications on Linux — and now the first bit of code to enable this has landed.

5 April 2017

How To Disable Desktop Notifications on Ubuntu

The Unity 7 desktop in Ubuntu does not come with a ‘do not disturb’ feature by default. Ubuntu desktop notification can keep you notified of many things, from a track change in Rhythmbox to new […]

5 June 2016

Raring Retires System Tray Whitelist

An option allowing applications lacking App Indicator support to show in the system tray has been removed from Ubuntu 13.04.

8 February 2013

‘Udev-notify’ provides Ubuntu notifications when connecting USB peripherals

Whilst the name of this app isn't the most memorable, what it does is. By default Ubuntu provides no feedback whether the connection of a peripheral device - such as a webcam or usb thumbdrive - has succeed or failed. Windows, for example, uses a set of audio notifications to relay such status. udev-notify brings a similar functionality, albeit a visual one using Ubuntu's Notification system, to your desktop.

9 May 2011