Growl is an application for Mac OS X that can display notification messages on a per-app basis. Other programs can use the Growl API to trigger these notifications.

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Get growl notifications from within a unix screen which is not in focus from a remote SSH session

Using iTerm2 I have growl notifications working within a (unix) screen session on remote servers when that window has screen's focus: My server's ~/.bashrc has: growl() { local ...
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Decrease Growl itunes plugin display time?

For the Growl display plugin for iTunes it has a dropdown box to select the number of seconds to display the notification for, the minimum it can go down to is 3 seconds. This is still too long for ...
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Growl for Windows - multiple monitors

For GFW with a Win7 on two monitors, is there a way to choose the display where the notifications appear? Don't want to use extra apps like DisplayFusion to force Growl becz it sucks the CPU as a side ...
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Send growl message from linux to windows

Is there any way to send growl message from centos (command line) to windows over network , I found this library https://github.com/mattn/gntp-send but I don't know how to use it :(
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Twitter for OSX does not register with Growl

I noticed that the Twitter client stopped giving me Growl alerts, so I tried to re-install to see if that helped. In an attempt to completely purge it from my system, the app was removed from the ...
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python, cron and the interaction with Growl

I have the following python file called temp.py import subprocess p = subprocess.Popen('growlnotify -m \"Program is not running\"', shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.STDOUT) ...
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How can I make sure an app registers with Mountain Lion's Notification Center?

I own two Macs with an identical set of apps that both have the latest version of Mountain Lion (10.8.2). On one Mac, many of these apps register with Notification Center (NC). On the other, many do ...
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run growlnotify over ssh

I am trying to run growl notify over ssh like so ssh andrew@192.168.1.8 "growlnotify -m test" is run I get bash: growlnotify command not found however running it straight from the mac it runs ...
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How can I permanently allow a firewall rule in OS X Mountain Lion?

Since upgrading to OS X Mountain Lion, every time I restart my computer I am alerted Do you want the application "Growl.app" to accept incoming network connections? Even though I click ...
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How do I use gntp-send?

I'm currently attempting to hack together a way to send notifications to my Android cellphone using growl, and its various forms from Windows and Linux systems. At the current point of time, I'm using ...
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How to pass AppleScripts display dialog to Growl or growlnotify?

I have this simple AppleScript which takes the text in the clipboard and outputs the amount of words and characters used. What I'm trying to do is passing "display dialog" to Growl or growlnotify. I ...
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How can I copy Growl output to the clipboard?

Is there any way I can copy Growl notifications to the clipboard, or store them to a file? If I get a notification I'd like to be able to do something like right click it and choose "copy to ...
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Configure Growl notifications to follow active display?

I'm using multiple monitors with my computer (running OS X Lion) and Growl notifications always show up on the main display. Is there any plugin, setting or other way to make notifications follow me ...
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centralized growl forwarder

Multiple services on servers I'm running can be configured to output growl notifications, I'd like a centralized forwarder to run on a Linux box I'm looking for either an implementation or tips on ...
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Mac - A Twitter client without growl

What's is the best OS X Twitter client that doesn't use Growl? I'm looking for something like the old Adobe Air Tweetdeck, with tweet notifications in a window with clickable links and options to ...
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Using fixed-width fonts with Growl

I'd like to write a wrapper for growlnotify that growls output from cowsay. $ cowsay 'this is cowsay' ________________ < this is cowsay > ---------------- \ ^__^ \ ...
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New Growl in App Store: Hide menubar icon?

I love growl – using it for years. I switched to a new Mac with OS X Lion and installed growl from the App Store (1,99 $ or so) Now I have this growl menubar icon up left besides the date and ...
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How can I pause growl notifications via Terminal/Shell?

I was wondering if there was a way I could pause (hide) growl notifications from the command line? Failing that, is there a way to do this with an AppleScript?
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Twitter client for Mac that can show in growl the result of a search

Is it there any twitter client for Mac that can show in growl the result of a search? For instance, in real-time show in growl all results pertaining to the hash tag #Apple.
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strange: random google-XXX.dmg mounts and umounts on OSX

I just noticed via HardwareGrowl, that a .dmg image file mounted and unmounted all by itself. It was called google-XXX.dmg (where XXX represents a number i did not note down that fast. I am running ...
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How can I limit Skype Growl notifications to specific users?

Is there any way to limit Skype Growl notifications to specific users? I don't care about when everyone in my friend list is going online or offline, especially when that thing happens when they go ...
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What's the Linux equivalent of OS X's Growl?

I want to write scripts on Ubuntu that will notify the user through a tool analogous to Growl on OS X (specifically, the growlnotify command-line tool). What's the equivalent tool on Linux called?
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Force Colloquy not to use built-in Growl notifications

Whenever Colloquy needs to pop up a notification (for example, when you are PM'd), it uses its built-in Growl notifications, which really annoy me because they stay on the screen until they are ...
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How can I customize the notification from Google Notifier and Google+Growl?

As best I can tell, Google and Growl use the Google Notifier Growl notification instead of displaying its own. The GrowlMail plugin lets you configure what info is displayed upon receipt of a new ...
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Specify display style to use with the growlnotify command-line utility

Is there any way to change what display style is used with the growlnotify command line utility? I don't want to change the default one, just the one that is used for that instance of the command.
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How to view Growl logs?

I'd like to view the logs that Growl generates, but don't know where to look for that. Running Mac OS X Leopard, Growl 1.2.1 The notifications my code posts using gntp-send library work sometimes, ...
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Growl Notifications for Shell Task Completion

(OSX Specific) I, like many others besides myself often find myself kicking off a process in the shell that takes a minute or two to complete (a large svn commit for example). During that time, I ...
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How do I remove Growl notifications for one contact only in Adium?

I've written a little script to pipe Twitter in and out of Jabber. I'm using Adium on OS X to get these messages: and I have it so when Adium is in the background, it pops up a Jabber notification. I ...
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How can I remove Growl from my OS X system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to permanently remove GROWL from my Mac I have Growl pop-up notifications on my OS X 10.6.4 Snow Leopard system, and there's also a Growl control panel in my System ...
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How can I get GrowlTunes to Launch whenever iTunes Launches?

I think I would be able to do this by modifying iTunes' launch services. Any idea how to go about that? Would editing its info.plist file in a manner similar to below do what I'm looking for? ...
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How to permanently remove Growl from my Mac

Growl just installed itself on my machine without me requesting it and it has now infected everything - every program I open how do I get rid of it?
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Terminal Beeps (output) and Growl

I need a way to trigger a Growl notification when a Beep is triggered in the Terminal. Ideally, I 'd love to have a way to capture the terminal output - from an SSH server let's say - and handle it ...
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Snow Leopard error: “no default application specified to open the document Growl.prefPane”

Why would this error occur when attempting to install Growl? And what should I do to get past this issue? There is no default application specified to open the document Growl.prefPane First, I ...
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Is it possible to somehow hide Growl and Herald when VLC runs fullscreen?

It is annoying, when while watching film, I get growl notifications or mail notifications with Herald. I thought that one way to solve this is to set VLC's 'z-index' higher, than Growl's and Herald's ...
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Execute a shell script when growl notification is shown

How do you execute a shell script whenever a Growl notification is shown? And make it application specific. For instance, run a the shell script say "You have new mail" whenever a growlMail ...
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Mac OS X: growlnotify doesn't work when script is run from Quicksilver

Say I run the following script that includes growlnotify. #! /bin/bash # do something ... echo 'I want growlnotify to say this' | \ growlnotify -a '[Some Application]' 'Growl Headline'; \ exit; ...
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Why did Growl stop working with Adium after I installed Google notifier?

Once I installed Gmail notifier, Growl stopped working with Adium. I don't know if it switched it off somewhere, or what. Either way, I've since uninstalled Gmail notifier and still no dice on Growl ...
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How do I configure or extend iTunes (on Mac OS X) to send a Growl notification when it's finished burning a CD?

Is it possible to get a iTunes to send a (Mac OS X) Growl notification when it's finished burning a CD? (GrowlTunes doesn't do that.) How? Update: Can an AppleScript query iTunes on whether it's ...
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Is there a mac app that will post a growl notification when an app starts/stops responding?

Basically, I want to get a growl display when either an app starts beachballing, or when a previously beachballed app wakes up and starts taking UI requests again. Does such a beast exist?
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Responding to Growl notifications with Applescript

I'm looking to write some Applescript which is run in response to Growl events. e.g. email arrives from a given user which effects some change on my Nabaztag. I can find plenty on the internet ...
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Web page change monitoring for Mac OS X

There is a site that I need to monitor for changes and pop an alarm if the change is over a certain threshold. Ideally it would use Growl to pop the notification but I'm open to alternatives. If ...
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How can I force Growl notification of the currently playing iTunes track?

I'd like a hot-key to tell (ask politely) Growl to throw up a notification of what's currently playing in iTunes. I've poked around a bit but couldn't find an answer "out there." Any thoughts?
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Prevent applications flooding me with Growl alerts

Whenever I open Cyberduck in my school (which has 60+ iMacs) I immediately get flooded with Growl alerts telling me that Cyberduck has found Bonjour network shares, filling up my entire screen, and ...