visual hardware notifications in the system tray in ubuntu like windows!
udev-notify is a simple application for Linux that runs in background and shows visual notifications when you plug-in a new device – Camera, Joystick, Removable Drive, Media Player etc…
If you want to get the visual hardware notifications on your desktop, then you should install udev-notify.
Supports Ubuntu 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and derivatives – USU, Mint etc. (as long as they have udev installed).
Run the following commands in Terminal:
echo “deb http://download.learnfree.eu/repository/skss / #SKSS” | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget http://download.learnfree.eu/repository/skss/repo.pub.asc -q -O- | sudo apt-key add –
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install udev-notify
RPM Package: udev-notify-0.1.3-1.noarch.rpm [45KB]
You must restart your user session after the installation. Then plug some device, to see if it works.
or run the following command in terminal “udev-notify” and plug or remove a device,to see how it work.