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Offline stew1411

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Volume popup
« on: October 09, 2015, 01:14:17 am »
I found a tutorial over on askubuntu.com to get volume popups when you use Fn keys.

First, install xfce4-volumed, gstreamer0.10-alsa, and xfce4-notifyd
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sudo apt-get install xfce4-volumed xfce4-notifyd gstreamer0.10-alsa
Second, remove notify-osd or notification-daemon
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sudo apt-get remove notify-osd
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sudo apt-get remove notification-daemon
Third, go to Menu>Preferences>Default applications for LX Session, click on Autostart, and make sure that XFCE Volume Daemon is checked.

Logout and back in.

To change settings for popups, such as time to display, opacity, and theme, open Run from menu and type
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xfce4-notifyd-config
To get the config box under Menu>Preferences:
copy the file
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/usr/share/applications/xfce4-notifyd-config.desktop to
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~/.local/share/applicationsOpen the copied file with text editor, scroll to the bottom and find
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OnlyShowIn=XFCE and make it read
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OnlyShowIn=XFCE;LXDENow it shows up in preferences as Notifications.

Note: the brightness indicator stills shows up as the same as always, this is due to using MATE power manager. If you would like the brightness popup to match those offered by xfce4-notifyd, then you need to uninstall mate-power-manager and install xfce4-power-manager.

Uninstall MATE power manager:
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sudo apt-get remove mate-power-managerInstall XFCE4 power manager:
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sudo apt-get install xfce4-power-manager
I also installed the recommended packages, just to make sure everything works fine. Logout and back in.
Remember to add Power Manager to autostart, otherwise your power settings won't take effect on boot until you manually start power manager.
« Last Edit: October 11, 2015, 04:56:35 am by stew1411 »

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Re: Volume popup
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2015, 05:26:49 am »
Thanks for this stew1411 :)
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