How to Change Screen Notification Position in Ubuntu 18.04

This quick tip shows you how to change the position of on screen notifications in Ubuntu 18.04 Gnome desktop. I’ve written about how to customize on screen notifications in Ubuntu Unity by installing a patched version of Notify OSD daemon. Ubuntu 18.04 ships with Gnome 3 desktop by default. Desktop appearances can be tweaked by… Continue reading How to Change Screen Notification Position in Ubuntu 18.04

Customizing Your Notification Bubbles in Ubuntu 16.04

A patched version of Notify OSD with some extra features to Ubuntu’s on-screen-display notifications is available in Leolik’s PPA. With the patch and a graphical Notify OSD configuration tool, you can easily tweak the notification bubbles by: Close notification bubble on click Stop fading out when mouse cursor hovers on it. Change notification display timeout.… Continue reading Customizing Your Notification Bubbles in Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 14.04 Quick Tip: Enable Notification for VLC

Here is a quick tutorial about how to make VLC media player use Ubuntu desktop notifications in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS. VLC is one of the most widely used media player in Linux desktops. It is well integrated with Ubuntu Unity except that it does not use the native libnotify daemon so that you won’t… Continue reading Ubuntu 14.04 Quick Tip: Enable Notification for VLC

Customize Notify-OSD (On Screen Notifications) in Ubuntu 14.04

Last updated on August 26th, 2015Want to customize your on screen notification bubbles? Well, there’s an enhanced version of Notify-OSD available in Launchpad that enables you to:       change notification location close bubble on click change color, width, height or other options of bubble add timeout Stops the bubble from fading out when… Continue reading Customize Notify-OSD (On Screen Notifications) in Ubuntu 14.04