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Month: December 2013

Re: [trinity-devel] Desktop environment agnostic notification popups

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 12:38:23 -0500
On 4 December 2013 12:33, Darrell Anderson <darrella@...> wrote:
> All,
> Are there any notification popup tools to use with Trinity?
> Especially to run in scripts.
> kdialog is TDE-specific, as is dcop.
> There is rwall and KDED kwrited, but that is not a small system
> tray popup.
> libnotify provides notify-send, but notify-send is GNOME-centric.
> For example, the infinite timeout option, -t0, does not work with
> either TDE or KDE4 (works fine in Xfce).
> There is dbus, but that requires installing an optional Trinity
> package, kdbusnotification.
> Ideas? Recommendations?
> Darrell

Notify-send seems to be the most generic of them all, but does depend
on dbus. Most applets I've seen (mostly gtk applets though), do use
notify send for their notifications.

You could also use a basic scriptable widget like xdialog which is
like cdialog or just dialog