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

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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 ...
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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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Lenovo T61 mute button and On Screen Display mute indicator doesn't work in Windows 7

This quesion is a follow-up to a two-part question I previously had. It's in regards to my On Screen Display settings on my Lenovo T61. I recently reformatted my Lenovo T61 and put Windows 7 ...
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Display a permanent OSD

Is there any way to have a permanent static translucent OSD somewhere on my screen? I'm looking for an overlay that I cannot interact with so I can still use whatever is behind it. What I am trying ...
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How to reduce OSD time-out?

In windows 10, OSD for volume control, brightens, ... takes almost 12 seconds to disappear which is somehow annoying.(it appears when you press keys on keyboard.) Is there any way to personalize this ...
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How do I get a volume OSD just like the one in OSX?

I'm using a Dell Studio laptop which has volume up/down hotkeys. On pressing these, I want a volume OSD to popup to show my current volume status just like in OSX; that is, just like: Anybody know ...
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Display Hotkey associated with menuitem

I don't use keyboard shortcuts a lot and would like to improve that. Is there a way to display (like an On Screen Display) a shortcut I could have pressed when selecting a menu item / context menu ...
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What is a modern alternative to Thinkpad Buttons?

A lot of people say that Thinkpad Buttons prevents the CPU from saving power and shouldn't be used but it is the only solution for Thinkpads I know that shows OSD for volume keys. hotkey-setup that ...
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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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Windows 7 - volume change feedback

I am using windows 7. I also use Linux Mint every now and than. One of the nice features of Mint is that it has volume feedback when pressing the volume buttons on the keyboard/laptop. I would see a ...
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Windows 10 on MacBook 2009, OSX gray OSD “icons” missing

I had Windows 7 on my old MacBook Pro 2009. Had Boot Camp properly installed, everything worked, I had nice gray OSD "icons" in Windows when pressing brightness (F1/F2) keys for example. Then I ...
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OSD control trouble in Compaq 7500 monitor

I'm having problem with OSD control in Compaq 7500 monitor, that is if I don't use monitor for some days it causes the problem of OSD control. what actually happens is, when I power on he monitor its ...
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OSD not working on AOC q2770pqu monitor

I have a newish AOC q2770pqu monitor and it has been working ok until today. I usually use it with a DP connection, but this morning I want to use it with HDMI. I couldn't get into the menu system to ...
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SCCM OSD Apply Operating system error - Only when not PXE booted

I have a strange problem when trying to get OSD working from SCCM 2012. We have a deployment task sequence which works fine from PXE boot to unknown computers (where it asks for computer name) and ...
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CRT Monitor - Position adjustment issues like Vertical, Horozontal, Trapezoidal, etc

I have an HP 5502 CRT Monitor. The monitors onscreen display OSD buttons are not working, unfortunately the complete display area is moved to middle so I can see only half of the windows and the ...
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How to cycle OSD mode with mplayer?

I would like to turn off all OSD in mplayer from the command line, but can't find any way other than pressing the "o" key. I don't want to use a scripted fifo on the headless machine and hope some ...
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MPC-HC enable OSD with audio

I use MPC-HC, and if you are watching a video and you Play Pause Seek Change Volume etc a nice OSD shows you that information. However if you are playing an audio file, nothing. How do you get the ...