ncid-alert man page

ncid-alert — send NCID call or message desktop notifications

Synopsis

ncid --no-gui --program ncid-alert
ncid --program ncid-alert

Description

The ncid-alert output module sends NCID call and message desktop notifications to the user via a notification daemon from the command line. It displays the Caller ID or message in the desktop noticifation.

If you want ncid in GUI mode along with ncid-alert:

ncid --program ncid-alert

Configuration

The ncid-alert output module is configured in ncid-alert.conf.

alert_types

This sets the NCID message types ncid-alert will send. The different types are CID, OUT, HUP, BLK, WID, MSG, PID, and NOT.

Default: alert_types="CID OUT WID HUP BLK MSG PID NOT"

alert_send

Alert uses the notify-send program

Default: alert_send="/usr/bin/notify-send"

alert_timeout

Notification appearance time in milliseconds.

Default: alert_timeout=10000

alert_urgency=low

Urgency level: low, normal, critical

Default: alert_urgency=low

alert_icon

Application icon - name or path.

Default: alert_icon=call-start

Requirements

libnotify
/usr/bin/notify-send

Files

/etc/ncid/conf.d/ncid-alert.conf
/usr/share/ncid/modules/ncid-alert

See Also

ncidd.8, ncid-modules.7, ncid.1, ncid-initmodem.1, ncid-kpopup.1, ncid-mythtv.1, ncid-notify.1, ncid-page.1, ncid-samba.1, ncid-skel.1, ncid-speak.1, ncid-wakeup.1, ncid-yac.1

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