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notify-send(1)				  User Commands 			   notify-send(1)

       notify-send - a CLI program to send desktop notifications

       notify-send [--help ] [--urgency=level] [--expire-time=time] [--icon=icon,icon...] [--cat-
       egory=type,type...] [--hint=type:name:value] [summary] [body]

       Using notify-send, you can send desktop notifications to the user via a notification  dae-
       mon  from  the  command line. The notifications are used to inform the user about an asyn-
       chronous event or display some useful information without getting in the user's way.

       The following options are supported:

       -?, --help	       Display help text.

       -u, --urgency=level     Specifies the urgency level, including low, normal and critical.

       -t, --expire-time=time  Specifies the timeout in milliseconds at which to expire the noti-

       -i, --icon=icons        Specifies an icon filename or stock icon to display.

       -c, --category=types    Specifies the notification category.

       -h, --hint=hint	       Specifies  basic extra data to pass. The format is type:name:value
			       and valid types are int, double, string and byte

       -v, --version	       Display version information.

       0   All information was written successfully.

       >0  An error occurred.

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       |Availability		     |SUNWgnome-panel		   |
       |Interface stability	     |Volatile			   |

       The Desktop Notification Spec on http://www.galago-project.org/specs/notification/.

       Written by Jedy Wang, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2007.

SunOS 5.11				   28 Feb 2007				   notify-send(1)
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