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Disable “Window is Ready” Notification in Gnome Shell?

It's just annoying. I know what happens on my system and if I want to check a software, I can do it on my own. Though I don't know how to disable that. Turning off every notification panel doesn't ...
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Prevent Gnome-Shell notifications for some applications

Currently using Arch+Gdm+Gnome-shell, I want to disable the popup notifications. For example I tried turning off every entry in the notification menu for Skype. It does nothing. When someone send me a ...
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Gnome 3.4.2: How to display notifications a bit longer

I receive mails via Thunderbird (with extensions FireTray and GNOME Integration) and want to display the "New mail notification" a bit longer. How can I increase the length of time notifications ...
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How can Google Calendar notifications pop up in my current virtual desktop in RHEL6 (Gnome)?

I use 4 virtual desktops to organize my work (the standard workspaces that you can use with GNome). Email/Calendar stay in desktop 1. When a meeting is near to start, the notification notice pops up ...
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366 views

Change align of icons

Using Ubuntu 10.4. How can I change aligment of icons to right in Notification Area Applet?
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Setting alarms in Linux to alert user

I am running a few tasks in my Linux console and want to be notified by some kind of alarm, so I don't keep checking the progress of the task. Is there a way to customize the alarm by specifying ...
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How do I restore the default applets to Gnome's notification area?

I have a fresh install of Karmic Koala. In a botched attempt at trying to change my default window manager, I somehow removed at least three applets from the notification area: network manager ...
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using either notify-send or zenity in Cron

I am trying to get cron to provide a screen alert when it spots a particular situation. I know the script is executed each minute but it will not display on the screen. script executed is: ...
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How do I add/remove an entry in the Indicator Applet in Gnome?

I can't seem to find a guide or reference on how to configure the 'indicator-applet' (aka MessagingMenu) that came about in the 9.04 release of Ubuntu. It's that little mail icon that lists messaging ...
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How libnotify works?

I'm confused with GNOME libnotify. As I understand, it is possible in GNOME to display a balloon window with an arbitrary text, like: % notify-send "Hi there!" But I'm using Fvwm2, not GNOME and a ...