How To Change Notifications Position In Cinnamon
Let’s change the notifications position. If you’re using the default Linux Mint 13 Cinnamon edition theme (Nightlife Graphite), you have to edit the « /usr/share/themes/Nightlife – Graphite/cinnamon/cinnamon.css » file so open a terminal and run the following command:
gksu gedit "/usr/share/themes/Nightlife - Graphite/cinnamon/cinnamon.css"
gksu gedit /usr/share/cinnamon/theme/cinnamon.css
Then search for the following code:
This is the margin from the top edge of the screen so this value changes the notifications position vertically – change its value to whatever you want. If, for instance, you want the notifications to be displayed at the bottom right, you can enter the value of your screen vertical width minus 100 pixels (example: if you have a 1920×1080 screen resolution, your screen width is 1080px, so you would use 980 (1080-100) as the value).
If you want to change the horizontal notifications position, search for:
Now, to send a test notification, firstly install libnotify-bin:
sudo apt-get install libnotify-bin
And send a test notification using the following command:
notify-send --icon=gtk-add "Test notification" "This is the message body"
For tweaking the default notifications in Ubuntu, see: Closable / Movable NotifyOSD Notifications Available For Ubuntu 12.04
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