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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The Enlightenment developers are busily hacking away as always. There are so many SVN commits to the E repository that it is easy to over look new features if you aren't looking for them. A nifty little module recently made its way into the core of Enlightenment though - its called "Notification". Notification is a native E alternative to other notification daemons such as notify osd.
If you have a recent Enlightenment build you will find Notification under the core E modules. Simply loading the module is enough for it to start working. However as is the case with most of the E17 desktop, the Notification module is fairly configurable: