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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).

Installation  steps:

Run the following commands in Terminal:

echo “deb / #SKSS” | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
wget -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.


Comments on: "Get Visual Hardware Notifications on Ubuntu" (2)

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