Saturday, December 10, 2016

NoNotification 0.9.9 Prevent Unwanted Notifications in Ubuntu

How to install NoNotification in Ubuntu - NoNotification nonotifs or NoNotifications in full name is a simple indicator for Ubuntu to temporarily suppress notifications of notify-osd ( notify-send ). It's handy tools to prevent unwanted notification in your Ubuntu Linux.

The latest version lets you to suppressing only notifications containing specific strings or only allowing notifications with specific strings.

Another new NoNotification's feature is an option to include storing missed notifications in a log file. The missed notifications can now be accessed from the its indicator menu.

How to Hide Notification in Ubuntu Linux

The basic usage should be pretty clear, and so the ( obvious ) options to choose from the settings. Starting from version 0.9.9, NoNotifs adds a few command-line options, which can be used to run with a keyboard shortcut :

Also on Linuxslaves :

Runs nonotifications in suppressing mode ( or switches to it ) :

nonotifs_dashboard --suppress

Runs nonotifications in non- suppressing mode ( or switches to it ) :

nonotifs_dashboard --allow

Toggles between the two :

nonotifs_dashboard --toggle

Installing NoNotifs in Ubuntu 14.04 / 16.04 / 16.10 / 17.04

Thankfully, NoNotification indicator is available in a PPA. So you can get the newer version when theres any updates. The app can be installed in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr, 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus, 16.10 Yaketty Yak, and 17.04 ZestyZapus.

Step 1 - Open new terminal window then add the PPA into the Ubuntu system :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vlijm/nonotifs

Step 2 - Run the commnad below to update list of available packages

sudo apt update

Step 3 - Once updated, now run the following command :

sudo apt install nonotifs

For those who don't want to add the PPA, you can simply grab the NoNotification.deb package installer from its Launchpad page.

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