Install Recent Notifications To View Notifications History In Ubuntu 16.04

View notifications history in Ubuntu 16.04. Install Recent Notifications and view desktop notifications history in Ubuntu 16.04 Systems. Recent Notifications indicator applet displays a list of recent notifications on system panel.

Recent Notifications is a GNOME applet that collects recent messages sent with libnotify to a notification daemon, such as notify-osd.

Install Recent Notifications

To install the Recent Notifications applet download the installer deb package from the link given below:


Please select the correct package corresponding to the systems’ architecture – i386.deb for 32 Bit and amd64.deb for 64 Bit Ubuntu systems.

Please note that the Recent Notifications applet displays up to 5 messages. To change the number of visible notifications, edit the config file named gschema.xm. The location of the file is ‘usr/share/glib-2.0/schemas/net.launchpad.indicator.notifications.gschema.xml’

Alternatively you can also run the following commands to install Recent Notifications:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jconti/recent-notifications
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install indicator-notifications

If you wish to uninstall Recent Notifications, run the following commands in Terminal:

sudo apt-get remove indicator-notifications


sudo apt-get purge indicator-notifications
sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:jconti/recent-notifications

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