Growl Like Notifications In Ubuntu

12 January 2009

To get growl like notifications in Ubuntu (8.10) use the notify-send program. To install:

$ sudo aptitude install libnotify-bin

Usage example:

$ notify-send 'title of notification' 'body of notification' -u critical -t 10000

$ notify-send 'svn backup' 'Successfully backed up svn repos.' -u low -t 6000