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Configurable notification daemon with queues and history display

Project Description


ktm (a.k.a. kill the messenger!) is a configurable notification daemon with queues and history display

- Free software: GPL V3+ License
- Documentation will be available at:

This project has been originally fork from

Many thanks to its author!

The following documentation has been taken from the notipy project, and is meant to be changed

ktm (aka kill the messenger!) is an implementation of the[Desktop Notification Specification]. It shows
message popups using gtk3, allowing for pango marked up message bodies and icons
that can be specified in various ways.

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The design goals of notipy include a minimalistic implementation (following the
unix philosophy "do one thing and do it well") and having as little as possible


ktm requires the following libraries to work:

- gtk3
- pygobject
- dbus-python

Installation is simply done via::

./deployment/ install


Until now, ktm is configured exclusively via command-line arguments. These
can be listed via the --help command-line option::


A notification server implementing the specification from

optional arguments:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
set the logging level (default: WARNING)
set the maximum/default timeout for notifications in [ms] (default: 10000)
-m MARGINS, --margins MARGINS
set screen margins for top, right, bottom and left side of the screen in pixels (default: 0,0,0,0)
set the origin for the notifications (default: NORTH_EAST)
set the direction for the notifications (default: VERTICAL)


0.1.0 (2014-07-24)

* First release on PyPI.

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