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    New notification style?

    I'm not sure if this is a GNOME Shell only thing, or also affects Unity. I noticed a new style of notification popups yesterday, and don't recall doing anything in particular to get them... is this the new style?

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    Re: New notification style?

    Hi,

    I don`t see any change in the style, but the color. And here I don`t know if it is your preferred or it has changed ?

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    Re: New notification style?

    These are the ubuntu ones (since 10.04 [or 9.10]). Gnome Shell's notifications appear at the bottom of the screen and look differently.

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    Re: New notification style?

    Nothing here in Unity 3D running:

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    Re: New notification style?

    Quote Originally Posted by kostkon View Post
    These are the ubuntu ones (since 10.04 [or 9.10]). Gnome Shell's notifications appear at the bottom of the screen and look differently.
    Exactly... that's why I was kind surprised to see these again. I'm running GNOME Shell 3.6.2.

    Did I break something?? In all honesty, I prefer these ones. I never liked the GNOME Shell notifications... you kinda had to chase them, as they liked to hide from the mouse
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    Quote Originally Posted by pressureman View Post
    Exactly... that's why I was kind surprised to see these again. I'm running GNOME Shell 3.6.2.

    Did I break something?? In all honesty, I prefer these ones. I never liked the GNOME Shell notifications... you kinda had to chase them, as they liked to hide from the mouse
    It just means you have notify-osd running under gnome-shell
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    Re: New notification style?

    Quote Originally Posted by pressureman View Post
    Exactly... that's why I was kind surprised to see these again. I'm running GNOME Shell 3.6.2 [...]
    I'm running GS 3.7.2 and the notifier is still at the bottom...




    Quote Originally Posted by screaminj3sus View Post
    It just means you have notify-osd running under gnome-shell
    I might try that. I hate having notifications pop-up at the bottom.

    Er...

    How would one go about it?!?!?
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    Re: New notification style?

    Quote Originally Posted by VinDSL View Post
    I might try that. I hate having notifications pop-up at the bottom.

    Er...

    How would one go about it?!?!?
    Since I didn't intentionally enable this, I really have no idea... but once I find out, I'll be adding this to my list of "Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu"... along with disabling overlay scrollbars and modal dialogs

    Edit: After a bit of searching, I suspect this might be the cuplrit:

    Code:
    $ cat /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.freedesktop.Notifications.service
    [D-BUS Service]
    Name=org.freedesktop.Notifications
    Exec=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/notify-osd
    I'm not 100% sure, but I think the Exec line usually refers to notification-daemon instead of notify-osd... can any GS-user confirm?
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    Re: New notification style?

    looks like just the color to me, i noticed it seemed to change with the wallpaper
    i don't use unity often, i use xfce (in a gnome2 layout with compiz) mainly
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    Re: New notification style?

    Quote Originally Posted by pressureman View Post
    Since I didn't intentionally enable this, I really have no idea... but once I find out, I'll be adding this to my list of "Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu"... along with disabling overlay scrollbars and modal dialogs

    Edit: After a bit of searching, I suspect this might be the cuplrit:

    Code:
    $ cat /usr/share/dbus-1/services/org.freedesktop.Notifications.service
    [D-BUS Service]
    Name=org.freedesktop.Notifications
    Exec=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/notify-osd
    I'm not 100% sure, but I think the Exec line usually refers to notification-daemon instead of notify-osd... can any GS-user confirm?
    On an Ubuntu install the above is normal, what session logged into doesn't matter.
    Are you using Ubuntu > GS or the GS only image?

    (I don't have any issue with notifications showing at the bottom of the screen, the latest Ubuntu GS displays them off the bottom of the screen, only see half of the close button. The opposite of what a recent commit meant to fix which never was broken here.

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