GNU/Linux Command – NOTIFY-SEND

notify-send – Send desktop notifications


With notify-send, we 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 information without getting in the user’s way.


$ notify-send Hello -- Show notification box with message hello. $ notify-send Hello "Hi Bharathi" -- Show summay and body messages. $ notify-send -u low Hello -- Show message with urgency level(low, normal, critical). $ notify-send -t 6000 Hello -- Show the message for 6sec. $ notify-send -i tux.png Hello -- Show the message with an image.
Read: man notify-send

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