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Xfce4-notifyd Notification service


Xfce4-notifyd is a notification service for the Xfce Desktop that implements most of the “server-side” portion of the Freedesktop desktop notifications specification. Applications that wish to pop up a notification bubble in a standard way can implicitly make use of xfce4-notifyd to do so by sending standard messages over D-Bus using the org.freedesktop.Notifications interface. Read the specification here.

Please note that the "default action", which is usually triggered by clicking a notification bubble is not implemented in xfce4-notifyd. Clicking a notification instead closes it. If applications want to provide actions they have to specify the tuple of action-id and action for a button to be shown in the bubble.


Specification implementation
Which parts of which specifications are implemented and supported.


Preferences Dialog
Configuring the appearance of notification bubbles.


Theming Examples
How to create a notification theme.

Reporting Bugs

Where and how to report bugs.