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Old 03-27-2017, 10:46 AM   #1
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Smile This should be a really easy task.


On xfce, I'm looking to play a custom sound whenever a notification pops up. Here's the pseudocode:

Code:
while (true){
if [notify-send]
   /usr/bin/play -q ~/sounds/notification.wav
}
(sox is required for the command "play".)
 
Old 03-27-2017, 10:58 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by d_K View Post
On xfce, I'm looking to play a custom sound whenever a notification pops up. Here's the pseudocode:

Code:
while (true){
if [notify-send]
   /usr/bin/play -q ~/sounds/notification.wav
}
(sox is required for the command "play".)
I found this via Google: https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=8618

It doesn't directly apply to your issue (or does it?), but it may give you a few things to check.
 
Old 03-27-2017, 11:03 AM   #3
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I found this via Google: https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?id=8618

It doesn't directly apply to your issue (or does it?), but it may give you a few things to check.
notifyd doesn't support system sounds. There's requests for it, but the devs haven't gotten to them yet apparently. For now I'm looking for a theoretically easy workaround.
 
Old 03-27-2017, 11:08 AM   #4
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notifyd doesn't support system sounds. There's requests for it, but the devs haven't gotten to them yet apparently. For now I'm looking for a theoretically easy workaround.
Okay. I don't really know what else to do. Best of luck on finding solutions though!
 
Old 03-27-2017, 11:31 AM   #5
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this seems related
Code:
[schneidz@hyper ~]$ cat ./egg.ksh
#!/bin/bash
# Filename: progbar-timer.sh
# Version: 110212
# Author: robz
# Improved from the "Egg Timer" script, a countdown timer with progress bar.
# This one has an indication of time remaining provided by Zenity's progress
# bar function. As usual you'll need to find a sound and icon for the variables
# below, you might find the icon variable is correct, check the directory.

ICON=/usr/share/app-install/icons/kalarm.png              # Existing icon?
SOUND=/home/schneidz/music/Finding-Forever/01-Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro--Intro.mp3                               # Your sound pref.

COUNT=$(zenity --title "Egg Timer" --window-icon $ICON --text "No decimals"\
    --entry-text "eg. 10s or 5m or 2h" --entry)           # Input dialogue.
if [ $? = 1 ]; then exit $?; fi

# Determine number of seconds to count down from depending on input suffix.
case "${COUNT: -1}" in
    "S" | "s" ) COUNT=$(echo $COUNT | sed -s "s/[Ss]//") ;;
    "M" | "m" ) COUNT=$(echo $COUNT | sed -s "s/[Mm]//"); ((COUNT*=60)) ;;
    "H" | "h" ) COUNT=$(echo $COUNT | sed -s "s/[Hh]//"); ((COUNT*=3600)) ;;
    *         ) zenity --error --text "<span color=\"red\"><b>\
    \nUse the form of 10s or 5m or 2h\nNo decimals allowed either.</b></span>"
    sh -c "$0"                                            # On error restart.
    exit ;;
esac

START=$COUNT                                              # Set a start point.

until [ "$COUNT" -eq "0" ]; do                            # Countdown loop.
    ((COUNT-=1))                                          # Decrement seconds.
    PERCENT=$((100-100*COUNT/START))                      # Calc percentage.
    echo "#Time remaining$(echo "obase=60;$COUNT" | bc)"  # Convert to H:M:S.
    echo $PERCENT                                         # Outut for progbar.
    sleep 1
done | zenity --title "Egg Timer" --progress --percentage=0 --text=""\
    --window-icon=$ICON --auto-close                      # Progbar/time left.
if [ $? = 1 ]; then exit $?; fi
notify-send -i $ICON "Egg Timer > ## TIMES UP ##"         # Attention finish!
/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --volume 4 -f $SOUND           # Ding-dong finish!
zenity --notification --window-icon="$ICON"\
    --text "Egg Timer > ## TIMES UP ##"                   # Indicate finished!
 
Old 03-27-2017, 11:37 AM   #6
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this seems related
Code:
notify-send -i $ICON "Egg Timer > ## TIMES UP ##"         # Attention finish!
/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --volume 4 -f $SOUND           # Ding-dong finish!
Looks to be unrelated, as you can see there the canberra sound just follows another line that just happens to be after notify-send'ing a notification. There's no, if you like, "system event checking" going on.

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