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notification when a user comes online

Is there a way to configure Microsoft Lync 2010 to produce a notification when a specific user comes online? Or becomes available? For example, I want to be notified when John Doe logs into Lync or ...
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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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Which app has a notification sound with 3 descending notes?

Brand new Windows 7 box loaded with the usual dev tools -- VS2008, Firefox, Chatzilla, Thunderbird, emacs, Pidgin, Putty, iTunes, SharpReader. Every couple of minutes, I get an audio notification ...
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Gmail undo yellow notification area disappears too rapidly on Chrome

I'm having trouble with the Gmail yellow notification area disappearing too quickly in Google Chrome. For reference, I am talking about the notification that appears at the top of Gmail after ...
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Skype notifications repeat themselves endlessly

For some notifications Skype gives me, even after I close them and mark them as read, they come back again the next day. Even after several weeks, notifications of the same event keep on appearing ...
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Are there any applications to aggregate Windows 8 notifications?

I see that there isn't a built in way to see recent notifications within Windows 8, but are there any Growl-like applications which can process and store these notifications, since Windows won't do ...
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What are 'Toasts' or 'Toast Notifications' in Windows 8?

I have seen the term 'Toast' used in the Windows 8 context. I have also seen them referred to as 'Toast Notifications'. What exactly are 'Toasts' in Windows 8?
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How to disable popup messages in Windows 8?

Windows 8 keeps popping up irritating messages at all odd times at the top of the screen: These seem to be like some sort of new balloon tips. How do I get rid of these permanently?
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Need a self-hosted ftp-like solution with notifications of uploads/downloads [closed]

I have been searching and searching for the perfect solution to our needs and have yet to find one, paid or free. We currently use software called Tonido on a Windows box and it is all but perfect. ...
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Disable “press 'esc' to exit full screen” in flash videos

This is not a duplicate of this question I watch videos on YouTube, Netflix, etc. Whenever I enter full-screen mode, I get the annoying "You've entered full screen mode. Press 'esc' to exit full ...
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Thunderbird 15 Chat Notification even if my window in minimized

This is my first post on SU. My Question is related to thunderbird 15.0.1 I configured the chat accounts which is a great feature, I was wondering whether I could configure or install any add-on if ...
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Alert after long running shell script

When I have wait for slow commands (operations on large databases for example), I start doing something else and often don't notice for a long time that it has finished, wasting valuable time. I am ...
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What should I use to ping multiple IPs and get notified of time outs?

I've been using MultiPing to ping hundreds of IPs (from access points and such) and check their performance (packet loss, latency) and uptime. The program is very easy to use, but I was wondering if ...
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Mountain Lion Notifications for Gmail [closed]

Are there any notification applications for Gmail / Mac OSX Mountain Lion which utilize the built in notification center? I tried the official google notifier but it doesn't appear to integrate with ...
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Thunderbird, chat extension, what about notification

As you may have noticed, Thunderbird's new version has now a built-in feature that allows you to use it as a chat client. For example, Google talk. So I initiated my own account. The problem is that ...
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How to get notifications of SSH file transfers?

I'm wondering if there is a method or program that can monitor SSH file transfers and send out an email when a file (incoming) has been transferred? (The other alternative would be to at least get a ...
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Software utility to send an email when a file's size starts getting too big?

Is there a utility that you can set up to watch a file, (meaning that the software tells the OS that it wants to notified when the file is written to) and send a notification email when the file ...
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Is there any common Mail Notifier available for Chrome?

I have a mail account provided by my company which is on a private domain. There is no options for mail notification in that domain. Others asked to use Microsoft Outlook for notification features and ...
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Disable unread count in the Skype dock icon

Is there anyway to disable the unread count in the Skype dock icon? I don't want want to use the Mark unread messages as read immediately option, since I want to see what I missed when I switch back ...
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Chrome extension to popup when you get notifications from StackExchage, Quora or other similar websites?

I am looking for a single Chrome extension that can be used to notify you when someone replies to one of your questions on Q&A site like one form SE, Quora or similar. I do not use email ...
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Utility that will set an alarm off when too much memory has been consumed?

Does anyone know of a utility that can send the user an alert when too much system memory has been consumed? So that they know to close out a few programs, and close a few browser tabs? I found one ...
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Disable Norton Idle-time Scan Notification Pop-up?

I recently updated to Norton Internet Security v.19.7.1.5. Anytime the computer is idle, like when I am watching a video, this notification pops-up from the lower right corner. I did some research, ...
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Can I receive an email notification from Yahoo Messenger when I am offline?

I use Yahoo Messenger for communication with a few people, but there are large blocks of time when I am not signed in since messages during those times are not likely - e.g., during the weekends. But ...
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Lotus Notes: For accepted meetings, automatically set alarm notification that accounts for availability

This morning I was late to an interview that was scheduled to start in the morning at 8:30 AM, which is before I usually arrive at work: 9:00 AM. Meetings like these are particularly important, but ...
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Why are my Windows 7 System Alerts not coming to the front?

Ever since I installed Windows 7 Pro SP1 x64 on my Dell XPS M1730, system alerts (for example, the alert you get when installing software that wants to make modifications to your computer) will flash ...
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How can I prevent Thunderbird from displaying new mail notifications for messages that were moved from the inbox via a filter?

I have filters which move messages based on their subjects to different folders. I don't need to know about these in real-time. There are a small number of important messages that I do want to be ...
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Windows 7 Toolbar does not move with Taskbar

So I have a quick launch toolbar on the right side of taskbar at the bottom of my screen in Windows 7 (it is a Recycle Bin shortcut). However when new programs add an icon in the notification area on ...
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Send Growl-style notifications across network

I often run a Linux guest on a Windows host, to let me use the Bash command line (through SSH and port forwarding). When I am on a full Ubuntu environment I like to use something such as notify-send ...
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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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Silence Notifications from Ubuntu One

I have Ubuntu One syncing my code folder. Every time a save is made (I save every other line), Ubuntu One displays a notification that it has synced changes. Is there a way to make Ubuntu One be ...
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How to know when a webpage is updated?

I'm looking for some way to know when a webpage is updated. This site it's really not very "web 2.0", doesn't have ajax, it seems like plain HTML. I need a way to get an instant notification when the ...
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Can I change the size and/or location of the notification balloon? [closed]

I have another developer team that is considering the move to windows 7. They want to keep the notification balloon popping up in the center of the screen. How can we change the size or location of ...
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How to disable email notifications for filtered messages in Postbox?

Postbox (which is based on the Thunderbird code) notifies me every time a new email arrives. I have some message filters in place which move some messages automatically from the Inbox to a different ...
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Basecamp Notification Application for Windows

There is a great Basecamp notifications app for Mac OS X: BaseApp. Is there any Basecamp notification app for Windows?
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Are there serious technical issues with Atom/RSS for subscription/notification? [closed]

RSS/Atom feeds are fading - at least for now. Twitter stopped providing them years ago. Google Reader Social had them, G+ does not. Facebook removed personal page feeds. Tumblr barely provides any. ...
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How to get better Skype notifications in Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu, I want to be notified in a customizable way when someone speaks in a Skype conversation (but not in group Chat 'channels'). The problem is: I have lots of windows open, so I often don't ...
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Where are notifications coming from in OSX?

I keep seeing pop up messages from different applications like Skype and Yorufukurou (a Twitter client) that look the same. My guess is these applications use the same mechanism for doing ...
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How can I get an update notification (e.g. via email) when a Firefox theme is updated?

I love Chrome's style but I like to develop web pages using Firebug. I'm looking at a Firefox theme named Chromifox Extreme but it says that it's not available for Firefox 8.0. I want to be updated ...
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Skype doesn't show notifications

Suddenly, my Skype (ver: 5.0.0.105) doesn't show notifications when other someone starts a chat with me although I've set configuration to do that. This make me lose some important conversations. I've ...
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How to clear balloon popup from bash

I am setting a notification with notify-send in a script. The only problem is that when the script is called several times, all the notifications are added to a notification stack and only called one ...
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modal dialog popup alarm

In Linux, specifically Ubuntu, is there a way to set a simple command to alert me at a specific time? preferably w/ a pop-up so I won't miss it. Perhaps pair some command w/ "at" ?
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How can I trigger a notification when a job/process ends?

The place I work at has commands that take a long time to execute. Is there a command/utility that I can use to notify me when the command execution is over? It could be a popup window or maybe a ...
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Turn off Mozilla Firefox warning that there are new Firefox add-ons

Time to time Firefox pops up and says there are updates for your browser (especially add-ons). How can I change this so that it doesn't pop up this question any more, and only updates the add-ons ...
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notify-send to other user on the same system

Is it possible to use notify-send to send messages to other users on the system? preferably to a specified user, but system wide would work aswell. Ubuntu/Debian with libnotify installed
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Easy quick notifications on Windows 7 with UAC

On Windows XP I was used to create simple notifications for myself using combination of at and msg commands. The whole thing was very easy hit Ctrl+R type eg. at 21:00 msg * Do something hit ...
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How do I get a remind for emails I sent that remain unanswered after a period of time?

Here's a simple scenario I can't find any free solutions to: I am sending an email to a client to which I want to get a response within 3 days. If I get a response, I don't want to be bothered with ...
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Outlook desktop alerts don't work while in a full screen RDP window

I have a user running Windows 7 64-bit who's started to use Remote Desktop a lot to remote into our servers. The user is quite important, but he isn't getting his desktop notifications while remoted ...
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How can I disable the “New hardware found” message on Windows?

On my netbook I have a bluetooth device which is not installed – no driver was installed. Every time I start Windows, a message appears New hardware found, do you want to install driver? ...
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Volume on-screen notification lost

When I use the capacitive touch buttons to change/mute/unmute the volume on my HP 6515b, the on-screen notification showing the current volume in a progressbar doesn't display anymore. I have tried ...
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Software to show info or notifications on peoples computers

I was wondering if there was some kind of software that allows you to put a kind of translucent window that displays info or events for people to see without it interfering with their work. For ...