Karmic’s Notification Changes

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Ubuntu’s notification system will see several improvements and changes for it’s inclusion in Karmic.

The most notable and obvious of these is will be its appearance. The large rectangular pop-up’s of Jaunty are replaced with a sleeker smaller bubble.

Hovering or edging your mouse closer to a pop-up results in a new “blurry” effect (if you’re using compositing).

Like so; as i edge my mouse towards the pop-up, it blurs and fades: -

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