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kdialog --passivepopup notification only shows up after second message

On an up to date Kubuntu precise, my notifications will only pop up after the second one. I'm using: kdialog --title "foo" --passivepopup "bar" The first one is shown in the system tray only – the ...
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Windows XP program crash boxes for any user are all shown to Administrators

I have an interesting problem with a Windows XP setup involving "users" with restricted access rights and "Administrators" with full system access. If a program crashes for a user, the standard crash ...
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Can I set a hibernation/sleep warning on my laptop

Is it possible to set a hibernation/sleep warning on a laptop like a count down or something? I sometimes bring my laptop to work and access files off it through my work computer. It is sitting at the ...
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Skype “notify me only” on some emoticon

In Skype Conversation Settings, there is an option to "Notify me only if these words are mentioned" ("Enter single words separated by spaces"). However, this does not work for me if I enter (*), the ...
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Windows 8 system sounds mutes all applications

I recently bought an new computer, windows 8. All works fine, except that ones in a while (randomly, this can happen after a few seconds - a few minutes), I get a device connected notification. This ...
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How can I turn off Skype notifications to others when I go online?

How can I turn off Skype's notification of "is online", which is visible to other online members when log in? Is it possible to do that at all?
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Windows 7 firewall - how to block outgoing connections except login to user domain?

I tried a great tool Windows Firewall Notifier for helping managing all outgoing connections in Windows 7 firewall. More here: ...
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622 views

Keep “toast” notifications up until I close them?

I want the toast notifications to stay up until I: Hover over the toast Click on it (it currently closes after this) Click the X (also, currently closes after this) Basically, keep it open until I ...
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Notify if value changes on Intranet webpage

On my company Intranet webpage there is a value which is most of time 0 but it can go to 1 or higher.(but only numbers) Is there a software something which can notify me automatically if values ...
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Tmux notify when someone write me on IRSSI

I'm successfully using IRSSI inside Tmux to manage my chats. I've also tried the great tmux-powerline, which seems really full-featured. Now, I'm wondering if there is a method to make Tmux notify me ...
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How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download?

How do I make Firefox stop popping up alerts whenever I finish a download? I mean the alert you get when all downloads are complete, you get a pop-up/alert/notification that says, "All downloads ...
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How to make KDE Desktop stop creating notification 'The screen is being locked'

Is there a setting somewhere that tells KDE Power Management System to stop creating notifications whenever I put the computer to sleep? It is annoying, having my notification list full of 'The screen ...
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How to get rid of message “Windows could not check for updates automatically”?

I have a managed Windows 7 PC, on which I don't have control over the download and installation of Windows updates. In my Action Center notification icon in the taskbar I keep having the message ...
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Getting IMAP push notifcations to work in Outlook 2013?

Surprisingly I can't find much about this. Basically, in Outlook 2013 (or Windows Live Mail 2012 too), if I have more than one account (an IMAP and exchange, in my case), I don't always get new mail ...
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987 views

Numlock key notification

Is there any program I can use to have on-screen notification for the status of my numlock? My laptop keyboard does not have any LEDs for the numlock and I never know whether it's on or off without ...
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Can BitLocker in Windows 7 or 8 notify a server or administrator of password-failures?

There seems to be no significant security consequences to failing login-attempts with BitLocker other than brute-force prevention. Is there a way to have a deployment notify a server or remote user ...
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Notification “Backup your files” not aware that other backup program was used

I backed up a computer using Acronis True Image but Windows keeps popping up "Backup your files" and if I click the balloon the built in Windows Backup tool starts backing up. How can I disable this ...
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Wireless Router Connection Notifications

For Windows 7, is there, ideally, a small program for the task bar that shows a list of all devices/MAC Addresses that are connected to the wireless router, and perhaps also notifies when a new ...
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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 ...