Using desktop notification without gnome's notification-daemon

Suvayu Ali fatkasuvayu+linux at
Tue Aug 17 08:45:18 UTC 2010


I am using xfce4-notifyd for desktop notification. I have turned off 
gnome's notification-daemon as per this,

Now my question is, I want to use notification using notify-send. But 
when I execute something like this on the terminal,

$ notify-send "Msg" "body"

I don't see any notification on the desktop. Does anyone know why? Does 
notify-send work only with gnome's notification-daemon? If so, what is 
the corresponding command for xfce4-notifyd.

My intention is to call these notifications from the terminal to notify 
me when my jobs finish. Thanks a lot for any suggestions.


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