Friday, April 10, 2009

Notify-OSD in Ubuntu and Fedora

Notify-OSD ( is a nice new feature of the up-coming Ubuntu 9.04.

Launchpad site:

Installation instruction for Ubuntu 8.10. Both are okay for me under Ubuntu 8.10.
1. From Alex Rybicki:
2. From Softpedia:

I also tried it under Fedora 10 (Gnome and KDE) and it seems to work there as well. There is a bug report for Fedora and hopefully it will get solved soon.

I think ease of use is an important feature if Linux wants to get the heart of more users. Features like this are really good to see in Linux distros.

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