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notify-send – a program to send desktop notifications
With notify-send you can sends desktop notifications to the user via a
notification daemon from the command line. These notifications can be
used to inform the user about an event or display some form of informa‐
tion without getting in the user’s way.
-u, –urgency=LEVEL Specifies the urgency level (low, normal, criti‐
The duration, in milliseconds, for the notification to appear on
screen. (Ubuntu’s Notify OSD and GNOME Shell both ignore this
-i, –icon=ICON[,ICON…] Specifies an icon filename or stock icon to display.
-c, –category=TYPE[,TYPE…] Specifies the notification category.
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Specifies basic extra data to pass. Valid types are int, double,
string and byte.
The Desktop Notification Spec on http://www.galago-
This manual page was written by Andre Filipe de Assuncao e Brito
used by others).
notify-send 0.2.2 November 2005 USAGE:(1)