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notification daemon for Wayland


mako [options...]


mako is a graphical notification daemon for Wayland compositors which support the layer-shell protocol. Notifications received over D-Bus are displayed until dismissed with a click or via makoctl(1).


-h, ā€‰--help

Show help message and quit.

-c, ā€‰--config

Custom path to the config file.

Additionally, global configuration options can be specified. Passing --key=value is equivalent to a key=value line in the configuration file. See mako(5) for a list of options.


Maintained by Simon Ser <>, who is assisted by other open-source contributors. For more information about mako development, see

See Also

mako(5) makoctl(1)

Referenced By

mako(5), makoctl(1).