- Show a notification with the title "Test" and the content "This is a test":notify-send ["Test"] ["This is a test"]- Show a notification with a custom icon:notify-send -i [icon.png] ["Test"] ["This is a test"]- Show a notification for 5 seconds:notify-send -t 5000 ["Test"] ["This is a test"]
notify-send [OPTIONS] <summary> [body]
With notify-send you can send desktop notifications to the user via a notification daemon from the command line. These notifications can be used to inform the user about an event or display some form of information without getting in the user's way.
-u, --urgency=LEVEL Specifies the urgency level (low, normal, critical).
This manual page was written by Andre Filipe de Assuncao e Brito <firstname.lastname@example.org> and Paul van Tilburg <email@example.com> and Riccardo Setti <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the Debian project (but may be used by others).