On Screen Display - an image superimposed on screen, usually over other elements, often used to display notifications.

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Dismiss Windows 8 Volume Box (top left corner)

When adjusting the volume in Windows 8.1, a box appears at the top left corner of the screen. This box sticks around for ~13 seconds before it fades away. If you attempt to dismiss it by click on it, ...
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How to disable the Windows8 volume On-Screen-Display?

Here is a picture of what i am talking about. I am at my wits end with that annoying thing, please somebody help me.
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How to write to KDE's OSD or notification from console?

How can I write, from a bash script, to KDE's OSD or notification area? I am using KDE 4.5, and basically what I want is my script to report some stuff when it is run. Since I run the script by a ...