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Disable Windows 10 Update End of Service Spam notification?

I've been trying to disable windows 10 updates through traditional means by creating registry entries and editing gpolicy but to no avail. I restart yet I keep getting this end of service update ...
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Get an alert or sms when a RSS feed item matches one or more keywords [closed]

I'm looking for a free web-service or mobile app where I can add one or more RSS feeds, then add some keywords to check and when a match is found, receive a notification on my phone or in my email. I ...
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Is there a way to audit Chrome for sound played?

I have a ton of tabs with notification sounds, Facebook Signal Slack Outlook Discord Etc, etc, etc. Is there anyway to audit the communication networks to see which one notified me, after the fact. ...
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Is it possible to play a sound when a browser alert popup appears?

I want my Windows 10 PC to always play a sound when a browser alert popup window appears on a website (when javascript alert() function is called, like, for example, on this page https://www....
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What's the best way to listen for Windows toast notifications (and execute rules)?

Are there any ways to listen for toast notifications and execute rules-based actions? My goal is to trigger certain actions when I receive Your Phone notifications, and I know some applications write ...
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How to turn off the Toggle Keys indicator on Windows 10?

Ever since I've updated to Windows 10 version 20H2, my PCs have been getting this weird pop-up whenever I pressed the caps lock key, the scroll lock key or the num lock key. I've decided to open a ...
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How to see that I have pending notifications on Mac?

Scenario: I wasn't looking at the screen for 2 minutes and few notifications arrived. If I click on the date-time (located on the top right), I can see them. But, I don't know that I have any ...
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Teamviewer login alert and notifications?

Is there a way to be notified (either by email, phone, etc) whenever a remote device connects to my PC via TeamViewer?
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How to get notification when a program is blocked from making Outbound connections in Windows by Firewall?

in Firewall settings of Windows 10, there is only an option to show notification when a program is blocked from receiving inbound connections; how can i achieve the opposite result? to receive ...
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Cronjob can't execute notify-send [duplicate]

I have the following file ~/.config/local_scripts/notifier.sh with this content: #!/bin/sh notify-send -t 10000 "Cronjob" "Test succeeded" This is in my crontab, if I execute ...
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Can Windows 10 Notifications be read aloud?

I'm looking to have Win 10 notifications read aloud as they arrive in. I've looked at Windows own Narrator as an option but can't seem to automate the process. I'm considering some form of macro / ...
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Windows's notification area doesn't allow to hide icons, when all are shown

I'm using the option to "Always show all icons in the notification are", because it is easier for me to see them on one line. But, when that option is selected I can't choose anymore which ...
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How to make KMail to show notifications of new emails only from specific folders?

In my mailbox there are lots of folders. I want to receive a notifications of new letters on a certain folders, but stop nofifications from other folders. There is a similar question for Thunderbird. ...
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Windows keeps turning off notifications for one particular app

I am using Windows 10 Home. Notifications work normally for most apps, except one: the Mailbird email client. Every few days (the exact period seems random, it can be anything between a day and a week)...
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Mate desktop notification timeout is annoyingly long

I'm using mate desktop environment, and I'm loving it. But the notifications are very annoying. Covers too much space when there are are too many slack messages. It's also taking too long time to ...
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Disabling UAC on a work computer, at least the audio notifications

I have work laptop which is set to highest UAC notification setting. It is extremely annoying, especially the bleeboops when I try to launch the task manager. I am able to set UAC to never notify, but ...
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Stop Webex Teams notification from taking over all audio for 1-2 seconds

Is there a way to prevent Webex Teams notifications from taking over all audio on my laptop? The current behavior is driving me up the wall - if I have anything playing (music, video, etc), and I get ...
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How to get notification on my android/ios phone via Chrome's notification? [closed]

I'm using the Chrome browser on my PC to monitor website/page changes. I set it up so whenever there's a change on the page, the Chrome browser will notify me via a pop-up notification. Sometimes I'm ...
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Any way to force-reset Snip & Sketch's notification settings?

For about 1+ week ago my Snip & Sketch notifications completely went wako: no matter what I select in configuration, I never see on-screen banners; I always have to go to Action Center to see ...
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Need help removing onscreen caps lock indicator (Windows 10)

This indicator is driving me bonkers, it has shown up on both my home and work laptop and I have no idea why. Advice I've gotten from google suggests going to a Screen configurations tab in advanced ...
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Windows 10 notification area, input indicator makes the notification area “jumpy”

I type in English and Chinese, I use the Pinyin input method which is a Windows 10 built-in. When I'm typing this right now there are 2 icons in notification area indicating my current input method: ...
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Mac, Installed a program that uses postgres, little snitch randomly notifies me, annoying, how can I stop this?

Anyone know how to acces/shut up postgres activity, shows as trustd, postgres, no option to set rule unlike other items, I rarely use the program, but I will later, I don't seem to be able to do it ...
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WIndows 10 generates beep on locked screen… why?

I have quite annoying problem with my laptop. I leave it running pretty much all the time but with turning off and locking the screen. Unfortunately, one the system goes into lock mode it starts to ...
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enable Microsoft Outlook web calendar event notifications

I would like to get notifications when (or just before) calendar events start, but I am unable to run the Outlook or other 365 desktop applications. The Microsoft support website tells me to edit the [...
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How do I keep taskbars with no notifications hidden when one of them has a notification

I have two monitors and segregate my apps on them, and have my icons show only on the tasksbar of the monitor they are at, and keep taskbars autohide on, all chat programs go on the secondary monitor ...
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How do I take care of Apps that need my attention in the Windows Taskbar?

I have an ultrawide setup, so usually I have two windows side by side at a time. Sometimes, especially with Zoom and Discord, I get many notifications. Whenever I get many messages or notifications ...
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Set Custom 'User Account Control Settings' UAC in Windows 10 Version 2004 OS Build: 19041.508

I was wondering if there is a way to create custom UAC Settings on windows 10, Primarily to turn of Notification or warning when I click on Run As Administrator in the right click context menu. I ...
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How to clear notification sent by shell script

In my script I'm sending notification to the user and prompting him to enter some data. After that I want to clear notification that was sent earlier. The notification should stay in tray until user ...
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xubuntu annoying notification keep poping out

I clicked an unknown link from Chrom by mistake, and then there is the following notification dialogue keeps popping out every several minutes. This happens even after I restart my computer. I am ...
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How do I make an alert happen daily at 18:15 with bash shell

I'm using bash shell and pushing notifications, but I do not know how to push notifications at a certian time everyday. notify-send -u critical Check Database that sends a notification but I can not ...
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Disable Google Calendar desktop notifications

I have turnd Notifications to Off on the Calendar | Settings: But desktop popup notifications were still occurring: Even after completely shutting down chrome and restarting these notifications are ...
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Always display windows 10 notifications even when YouTube playing in background

I use push notifications for very important things, but I've noticed that Windows doesn't always display the notification or play the notification sound when a notification comes in, which is hugely ...
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Ubuntu - Mic. Mute notification pop up random

laptop dell with ubuntu 18.04 upgraded to 20.04 but the issue is still appearing. I changed a few headsets but this mute pop up notification is not disappearing, and continue showing randomly on my ...
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how to view chrome notification history on a mac [duplicate]

Could anyone please explain how to view your chrome notification history on my mac? I have seen the thread that says in chrome go to chrome://flags/ but cannot find flags. Please excuse my ignorance, ...
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Is it possible to limit Action Center notification frequency?

My work notifications tend to arrive in bursts: mostly quiet, punctuated by periods of rapid activity. I want to know when these periods start, but by that time I'm already monitoring the notifying ...
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Force Microsoft Teams to use OS-native Notifications

Using Microsoft Teams, I get ugly purple no-padding notifications on my Desktop: In addition to being non-standard, these alerts do not respect my system's Do Not Disturb settings. How can I force ...
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How can I disable the sound effect that is played when messages pop up from the notification tray?

Sometimes I want to work on my PC silently without any disturbance. Whenever the notifications pop up from the notification area, a loud chime goes off which distracts me. The sound also creates ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird new message arrive notification only from selected senders

Is there any way (setting, option, plug-in, etc.) to configure Mozilla Thunderbird "When new message arrive" notification shows only from selected senders? My users receive more than 200 ...
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How to get sound alert for any popup notifications (related to any application) in ubuntu 16.06?

I need to add a sound alert whenever the notification bar (notification related to any application) appears in ubuntu 16.04, since I sometimes miss it because I am using a phone and not looking at the ...
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Outlook notifications configuration

My IT department recently pushed out a new version of Outlook 16 for Microsoft 365, running on Windows 10 1809. Before the new version was deployed, clicking on new email alerts would reliably open ...
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How do I permanently disable the backup “Choose backup options” notification in Windows 10?

Since I've upgraded to Windows 10 version 2004, I'm getting this notification on every boot: Choose backup options to protect your pictures and documents Your device comes with built-in options to ...
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Linux: spurious “New Sink” notification with new HDMI graphics card

My machine runs Linux (Debian unstable) at home. I recently replaced my old NVidia graphics card with a newer beast, a Radeon 5600 XT. Part of this device is an HDMI audio controller, as evidenced ...
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Does anybody know how to disable the sound notification when switching desktops?

That sound when switching desktops in Windows 10 is terrible and is driving me nuts. Does anybody know how to disable that?
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How to control Windows 10 notifications outside of the “Settings” app (specifically, disabling flux notifications)?

Flux has an incredibly annoying line of notifications that appear to announce that the app has disabled itself, for whatever reason (when I start some application or use the snipping tool), and I can'...
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How to set up a scheduled reminder notification for all my company's PC's?

Recently due to the pandemic crisis there is a need to be more conscious and responsible. I'm looking for a way to send a scheduled notification for all my company PC's that informs them at a specific ...
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Remove myself from a colleagues status notifications (Teams)

I have a slightly aggressive colleague (not supervisor) that makes it his duty to want to know when team members come online (Ms Teams). I've learned he's added my profile for status updates. Feels ...
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Is there a way to use the Windows Registry to customize the number of text lines displayed on lock screen notifications?

I have set the Weather app to give detailed status updates on my Windows 10 lock screen. I know that Detailed status allows for up to 3 lines of text to be displayed, but I would like for it to be ...
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how to disable all notifications from windows

I have online exams for a week. The department uses a system called Wheebox https://wheebox.com/ department have sent us email to turn of all notifications from computers. Any pop up notification on ...
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dbus-daemon Activated service 'org.freedesktop.Notifications' failed: Process org.freedesktop.Notifications exited with status 1

I keep having problems with my notifications not loading in i3 on Manjaro. This cause weird issues with the notification icons not working. Like network manager doesn't show its menu when I click on ...
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Turn off caps lock indicator on Windows 10

Last night I'm updated windows and got this problem (its like lock in top left corner of the screen with letter A inside): Screenshot Caps lock indicator Every time when I press Caps lock I got this ...

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