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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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Win10, File Move/Copy/Delete popup loads in background?

Recently, probably after an update, the popup notifications regarding file actions in the standard windows file browser have started opening in the background, behind windows. This is really annoying, ...
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Change Position of notifications

Is there a way to change the position of the notifications from lower right to upper right? My chat-prompt is always on the lower right and when I get a message, it hides it. Also when I expand a tray ...
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Disable all desktop notifications, without exception on Windows 10

I'm working on a build of Windows 10 for a very specific deployment. Going through the sysprep / image process etc.. I've noticed that even after disabling a load of notification options in the ...
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How to copy and paste Windows' warnings?

Say I do something and Windows gives me warning; something like this: Now I want to capture the text: Sorry, this PC doesn't meet the hardware requirements for recording clips. Learn more. ...
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On windows 7 my volume icon is missing from the system tray

So unexpectedly my volume control is missing from the system tray on Windows 7. I goto the start menu and type volume and choose "Show or hide volume (speaker) icon on the taskbar" and it's disabled ...
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OSX Mavericks - keyboard shortcut to kill notifications

Is it possible to create a keyboard shortcut in OSX Mavericks to kill/hide notification center alerts (and speed up hiding banners that already disappear after some time automatically)? EDIT: I used ...
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Send Slack notification when Windows program crashes?

Is there any Slack integration that allows for program monitoring and to send a notification when a specific program has crashed?
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View past notifications in Windows 10?

New with Windows 10 seems to be the Notification Area. Now, I've seen a few notifications (in the Action Center). The problem is that I haven't understood any of them (actively using computers for 30 ...
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Way to monitor, detect & Get Notified when files disappear? Windows

There is an Accounting Program used by some people I know and ever once in a while its "data files" disappear i.e. are either getting deleted/ borked or not saved or something of that nature. They ...
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notify-send with sudo not showing any notifications

In short: I have a scripting finding, fixing and mounting a partition, thus this needs sudo / su permissions. System: Gnome 16.04 - amd64 notify-send "a message" that shows a notification as ...
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Windows 10 - List of what caused notification sounds

I have been getting that System Notification (Windows Background.wav) ding noise more often then usual and I have been unable to determine what is causing the sound to play. Is there a way to use ...
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Activate gmail notifications when chrome is closed

I would like to do so that Chrome shows me Gmail notifications when I get a new message even when Chrome is closed. I activated them in the Gmail settings but i only receive them when Gmail is opened. ...
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PC Viber Notification Not Going Away

I can't seem to remove the notifications in my Viber PC. I can confirm that all messages have been read but this notification still pops out. How do i remove it?
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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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Windows 10 keeps forgetting notification sounds

I've configured Windows 10 to play a certain sound when an application starts or ends. It works fine, but next time I switch on my computer, these sounds have been removed. This worked flawlessly in ...
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Notification on the top of the screen whenever a song changes

After upgrading from Windows 7 to Windows 10, whenever a song starts (or changes if I play a playlist) I get a notification on the top of the screen. This happens only when I use Aimp and Windows ...
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App Menus in Notification Area Open Behind the Notification Box

Whenever I right click on an application in the notification area, the menus open up behind the notification box. Is there a way to fix this? I am running a triple monitor setup with the task-bar ...
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Getting Outlook notification on more than just Inbox messages

Outlook can notify the user every time a new email is received in the Inbox folder. (On Mac it also shows the # of unread messages in the Inbox). I have some server rules setup which makes certain ...
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Why did the photos app auto-create a random photo album?

A few months ago I was using my Surface 3 and all of a sudden the photos app popped up the following notification: Saturday evening in Winfield Check out the new photo album we created for you! ...
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Does Mozilla Thunderbird support push notifications?

I prefer push notifications, and having recently downloaded Thunderbird, I went to the server settings after adding a Gmail account. However, I can't find any option that seems to enable push ...
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Get Google Chrome to run in the background again on Windows 10

Ever since my upgrade from Windows 8.1 to 10 (and a healthy amount of Chrome updates that followed) I can't seem to get the old running in the background feature back that came with the Chrome ...
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How to re-enable Google Now in Chrome for PC?

I disabled Google Now long time ago when I found it too annoying. I remember disabling "continue running background apps when Google Chrome is closed" and it worked great. Now I want to try it again ...
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Not receiving iOS push notifications while using the application [closed]

There is a particular app which I use on an iPhone 5S. It sends notifications from time to time. I am able to receive notifications when I am logged in but not using the application. But I am not ...
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Keep Outlook calendar attachments up to date without spamming users with e-mails

I work in a new company and they use Outlook and we have many workshops with many participants and to effectively work in those meetings we need to prepare and update materials several times and ...
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desktop notifications not working for slack

I use Slack in my office as team collaboration and messaging tool. Although the desktop notifications are enabled for personal and highlighted messages but still I don't get desktop notification for ...
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Tray icon area is missing/invisible, icons locked on Windows 10

Since today I got the problem that my whole tray icon area is empty/missing/invisible. The only thing I see is the notification area icon and my locale settings: Interestingly, the icons are ...
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Notification area Volume icon is stuck off

On Windows 7 x64, the system Volume icon in the notification area/tray on the taskbar is missing. It was working recently, but it does not show currently. I have two audio devices - some on-board ...
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Phantom programs in “Notifications & actions”

As depicted below, there are uninstalled programs which still show up in the Settings for Notifications & actions. This problem has been bugging me for a while now, and I can't seem to find a ...
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Disable All Chrome Notifications on PC

I'd like to temporarily disable all notifications from Chrome quickly. All notifications include: Website notifications (Facebook) Notifications from apps/extensions How would I do this? Goal is ...
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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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Disabling the “Enable notifications?” popup in Firefox

If I'm on a page that has web notifications (like Slack or others), Firefox asks me if I want to enable them. However, my choices are "Yes" or "Ignore for now". The problem is, if I select "Ignore", ...
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Slack notifications do not work

I have the Slack Windows app on my Windows 10 machine. I noticed that the notifications don't work properly. In 'Preferences', I click 'Send test notification', but it doesn't send one. When I had ...
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Show Google Chrome notifications indefinitely

I receive Google Chrome notifications from different websites/webapps (Pushbullet, for example, among others). But the problem is that notifications fade away too quickly - if I am away from ...
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Is there a way to delay the Outlook “new email” Desktop Alert notification?

One of our users has Desktop Notifications enabled in Outlook 2010 so that she sees a popup alert in the lower-right corner of her screen whenever a new email comes in: This user gets a lot of Spam, ...
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Windows 10 notifications rapidly flash and disappear

Whenever Windows 10 shows me notifications (e.g. "could not reconnect all network drives" on startup or the ms office upgrade notification), the notifications rapidly flash for about a second and ...
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How do you disable the green brightness meter on a Thinkpad T400?

I find the green brightness meter that pops up when I am on battery to be annoying. Is there a setting where I can disable this?
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How can I stop the “Get Office 365” notifications in Windows 10?

I recently upgraded to Windows 10, and every couple days I have been getting this annoying notification that is basically an ad for Office 365. It seems to come from an app called "Get Office 365". ...
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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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Windows 10 toast notifications in fullscreen

I'd like to see Windows 10 (64-bit) toast notifications from IM software I'm using, but they don't show up when playing a fullscreen game or watching a fullscreen video on media players. Is there any ...
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How to send an Notification e-mail in UrbanCode deploy?

I am working on IBM UrbanCode Deploy. I want send an e-mail notification from UrbanCode Deploy regarding the deployment status. I am unable to configure the e-mail notification for that. How can I ...
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How to check if a computer in the network is down and then send a notification email?

I need to check if a computer in the network is down. If this is true, I would like to send to myself a notification email. I have Windows 7. I was trying to do it with xStarter but I could not find ...
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Decrease time of skype notification visibility

When new message from my contact appears in Skype it shows orange circle with number of events over its icon and inside contact toolbar: The problem is that If I want this notification be ...
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How can I get rid of the annoying windows' automatic update needs reboot popup as non-admin?

While this answer may help if you're an admin, it doesn't help at work. So is there a way to get rid of this message without having to bother your admin?
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Is there any way to view Chrome browser notifications history?

I get Chrome notifications from several websites and they work when I don't even have any tabs open for those sites. But sometimes I get these Chrome notifications when I am not at my desk or looking ...
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Notification Icons

Question first then clarification. How are icon added to the notification area icons list so that they can be selected to be either displayed or not? Clarification. I had to reinstall the LAN card on ...
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Disable Google Now weather notifications only

I'm currently getting Google Now notifications on my Android phone, my OSX laptop, and my Windows 8.1. Sometimes these notifications are great, but most of the time it just shows me the weather. The ...
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Launch Windows program when external drive connected

In Windows 10, is there any way to launch an existing program (EXE) when a specific USB external disk is connected? The EXE need not be on the external disk but will need to access files on it.