Add support for notify-send #8

CloCkWeRX opened this Issue Oct 18, 2012 · 5 comments

4 participants


Should be similar enough to the growl bindings, worst case invoking notify-send (title) (message)

notify-send - a program to send desktop notifications

notify-send [OPTIONS]


With notify-send you 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.

-u, --urgency=LEVEL Specifies the urgency level (low, normal, critical).

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

   -i, --icon=ICON[,ICON...]
          Specifies an icon filename or stock icon to display.

   -c, --category=TYPE[,TYPE...]
          Specifies the notification category.

      Help options:

   -?, --help
          Show this help message

   -h, --hint=TYPE:NAME:VALUE
          Specifies basic extra data to pass. Valid types are int, double, string and byte.

          The Desktop Notification Spec on

This manual page was written by Andre Filipe de Assuncao e Brito and Paul van Tilburg and Riccardo Setti for
the Debian project (but may be used by others).


Would you mind pulling a request to add this feature?


Just starting to tinker now.


@CloCkWeRX how's that PR coming? 😉


I will try my hand at doing this.

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