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Patched NotifyOSD With Close On Click And Other Customizations Available For Ubuntu 12.10

The patched NotifyOSD maintained by Leolik has been updated recently to support Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal. Using this package, Ubuntu users can customize the NotifyOSD notifications bubbles color and size, position on the screen, close the notifications on click and tweak many other options.Here’s an old video in which you can see the patched NotifyOSD and the tool to configure it – NotifyOSDConfig -, in action:(direct video link)Install the patched NotifyOSD and NotifyOSDConfig in UbuntuThe instructions below aren’t just for Ubuntu 12.10 – they work for Ubuntu 12.04 or 11.10 as well.1. Install the patched NotifyOSD for Ubuntu:sudo add-apt-repository ppa:leolik/leolik sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get upgradesudo apt-get install libnotify-binpkill notify-osd2. Install NotifyOSDConfig (a GUI to configure the patched NotifyOSD):sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install notifyosdconfigNow start NotifyOSDConfig and start tweaking the NotifyOSD notification bubbles. NotifyOSDConfig doesn’t come with settings for moving the notification bubbles, so you must do this manually, by using the command below:gsettings set com.canonical.notify-osd gravity [number]where is [number] can be:1 – top-right corner2 – middle-right3 – bottom-right corner4 – bottom-left corner5 – middle-left6 – top-left cornerThanks to Sukochev Roman (Leolik) for maintaining the patched NotifyOSD.
Originally published at WebUpd8: Daily Ubuntu / Linux news and application reviews.

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