dunstctl - Man Page

Command line control utility for dunst, a customizable and lightweight notification-daemon

Synopsis

dunstctl COMMAND [PARAMETER]

Commands

action notification_position

Performs the default action or, if not available, opens the context menu of the notification at the given position (starting count at the top, first notification being 0).

close

Close the topmost notification currently being displayed.

close-all

Close all notifications currently being displayed

context

Open the context menu, presenting all available actions and urls for the currently open notifications.

count [displayed/history/waiting]

Returns the number of displayed, shown and waiting notifications. If no argument is provided, everything will be printed.

history-pop

Redisplay the notification that was most recently closed. This can be called multiple times to show older notifications, up to the history limit configured in dunst.

is-paused

Check if dunst is currently running or paused. If dunst is paused notifications will be kept but not shown until it is unpaused.

set-paused true/false/toggle

Set the paused status of dunst. If false, dunst is running normally, if true, dunst is paused. See the is-paused command and the dunst man page for more information.

debug

Tries to contact dunst and checks for common faults between dunstctl and dunst. Useful if something isn't working

help

Show all available commands with a brief description

Referenced By

dunst(1), dunst(5).

2021-02-27 1.6.1 dunstctl reference