lxqt-notificationd is LXQt's implementation of a daemon according to the
Desktop Notifications Specification.
This specification defines a way to display notifications in pop-up windows on desktops. Notifications like this are e. g. frequently used by chat or mail clients to inform about incoming messages, by media players to indicate the beginning of another track but also by the desktop environment itself to indicate volume changes or similar.
lxqt-notificationd is comprising binaries
lxqt-notificationd is running in a daemon-like manner as so-called
LXQt Module and doing the
actual work. GUI "Desktop Notifications", binary
used to customize the notifications.
lxqt-notificationd is implementing version 1.2 of the said specification.
Compiling source code
Runtime dependencies are KWindowSystem, liblxqt
Additional build dependencies are CMake and optionally Git to pull latest VCS
checkouts. The localization files were outsourced to repository
lxqt-l10n so the corresponding dependencies
are needed, too. Please refer to this repository's
README.md for further information.
Code configuration is handled by CMake. CMake variable
to be set to
/usr on most operating systems.
To build run
make, to install
make install which accepts variable
Official binary packages are provided by all major Linux distributions like Arch
Linux, Debian (as of Debian stretch only), Fedora and openSUSE. Just use your
package manager to search for string
Configuration dialogue "Desktop Notifications" (binary
which is used to customize notifications can be opened from the panel's main
menu - Preferences - LXQt Settings - Desktop Notifications and is provided by the
of lxqt-config as well.