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Notify-osd -- Now with 70% Less Annoy :-)

May 10, 2010, 15:04 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to SilverWave for this link. ]

"Reduce the notify-osd time-out to 3 seconds, rather than the default 10.

"Its amazing how much this changed my appreciation of the notifications… I have found the annoyance is mainly based on them being on screen too long.

"Tested on Lucid 10.04 64bit – experimental.

"Quick Fix: Add the PPA and update:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:silverwave/apps-0
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install notify-osd

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"If you:
Want to create your own package…
Would like to see a worked example…
Want to see how to alter an existing package…
Or would like an explanation of how to Publish a package to your PPA. …carry on reading."

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