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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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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 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 ...
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How to make desktop-notification in Google Chrome not topmost

I like Google Chrome's desktop notifications but don't want them to be in front of other windows than Chrome's mainwindow itself. I'm on a Windows-machine. Is that possible?
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skype notifications not working

My notifications in skype are not working when someone sends me a message. They do work for the first message, so it is not a general problem with the notifications. How can I fix this? All options ...
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Changing the default calendar reminder time in Outlook 2010

I've got a simple question but I have yet to find a simple answer. Hoping someone on here can help me out. The question is: How do I change the default reminder time in Outlook 2010 for a specific ...
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Change the Mac notification sound on a per-application basis

By default on Mac OS X there is a system-wide notification sound that you can choose. This sound is applied to every application and played whenever the application outputs a beep (for instance, when ...
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Is there a free Mac OS X MS Exchange e-mail notifier?

I have searched high and low for a simple menubar / background notifier for an MS Exchange account, preferably something that could connect to Growl, but no luck. If you know of such a thing, I would ...
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How to make an application detect if system time has changed in Linux

I need to write a small application which needs to detect if the system time is changed by an another application/user and perform some action as soon as it is detected (maybe log the data that time ...
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Google Chrome Taskbar Notification Icon

I'm using Google Chrome for Facebook Chat and was wondering if there was any way to show a notification on the Windows 7 superbar for when I get a message on Facebook? Similar to Firefox 4 where you ...
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A program that checks specified part of web page and sends notification

I have a web page - a list of items that doesn't change its structure - and need to get a notification when the item/s of interest change. How can I do that?
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Can't get notifications to show up with notify-send in Fedora 14 with xfce4

I can't get notifications to show up with notify-send in Fedora 14 with xfce4. However, they are shown when the battery is low. Any ideas why they won't show up?
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Can I move the notifications in IE 9 back to the top?

As the title indicates, I'd like to move the notification area in IE9 to the top of my window. My problem is that I've got my monitor in portrait mode for document browsing, and I've wasted several ...
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Cannot re-enable sound notifications for Skype on Windows 7 SP1

I've tried to reset everything related to sounds/notifications to default configuration. My Skype on Windows 7 seems to be muted since the last time I set it to be so - i.e. when it keeps popping up ...
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Why should one install Growl (for Windows), what is the need?

I hope the question is within the rules. I have problems understanding the Growl concept! Actually they answer the most basic question nowhere: Why do I need Growl? Why would I ask this? Because I ...
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Windows 7 does not refresh dvd/cd player contents

First of all, let me start by saying that I don't think that this is an auto-play problem. When I put a music CD into my cd/dvd drive, nothing happens. If I have an explorer windows open it does not ...
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Firefox addon to imitate Google Chrome's built-in notification system

I'm using Mozilla Firefox 4 and I would like to be able to receive notifications similar to Google Chrome's built-in notification system, like so: Is there an addon like this or similar?
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Notification of RAID-Status in Windows 2008?

is there a way to configure Windows (2008 R2 SP1) to send an e-mail (or display a window/message) if one of the drives in a (software) RAID1 is having problems and needs to be replaced? I'm looking ...
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Is there any way to disable “Windows has detected your computer's performance is slow” notification/action in Windows 7 when using VNC?

Whenever I access my Windows 7 (Professional, 64-bit) desktop through a VNC client (TightVNC on laptop or VNC Viewer on iPhone), Windows pops up the "Windows has detected your computer's performance ...