MAN Solaris - notify-send (1)

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NAME

notify-send - a CLI program to send desktop notifications

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

notify-send [--help ] [--urgency=level] [--expire-time=time] [--icon=icon,icon...] [--category=type,type...] [--hint=type:name:value] [summary] [body]

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DESCRIPTION

Using notify-send, you can send desktop notifications to the user via a notification daemon from the command line. The notifications are used to inform the user about an asynchronous event or display some useful information without getting in the user’s way.

OPTIONS

The following options are supported:

-?, --help Display help text.

-u, --urgency=level Specifies the urgency level, including low, normail and ciritical.

-t, --expire-time=time Specifies the timeout in milliseconds at which to expire the notification.

-i, --icon=icons Specifies an icon filename or stock icon to display.

-c, --category=types Specifies the notification category.

-h, --hint=hint Specifies basic extra data to pass. The format is type:name:value and valid types are int, double, string and byte

-v, --version Display version information.

EXIT STATUS

0 All information was written successfully.

>0 An error occurred.

ATTRIBUTES

See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

ATTRIBUTE TYPEATTRIBUTE VALUE
AvailabilitySUNWgnome-panel
Interface stabilityVolatile

SEE ALSO

The Desktop Notification Spec on http://www.galago-project.org/specs/notification/.

NOTES

Written by Jedy Wang, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2007.

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SunOS 5.11 notify-send (1) 28 Feb 2007
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