Ubuntu – How to clear all gnome shell notifications


I use Jupiter as a power manager. Now I get a good number of notifications from it. I do not have problem with the fact that I get all these notifications.

I do however, want to be able to clear all gnome shell notifications with a few clicks. Currently, my entire bottom edge of the screen is filled with notifications and I do not wish to clear each item one by one.

So my question is, how do I clear these notifications? If this is not possible in the ui, is it possible to write an extension to do it? Where should I suggest this feature to gnome developers? Gnome forums are almost dead now, the administrator has not activated my created account since 5 days!

Best Answer

As far as I know there is currently no way of clearing all the notifications in gnome-shell. Is your bottom screen like this? (not Firefox, but any applications flooding the lower panel)

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I tried searching all the design documents on wiki and still cannot find any design or spec for clearing all the notification.

You can request this feature by opening a bug report here

Extra Info: Clearing in Unity

This is one use case where passive notifications with App Indicator makes a lot of sense. You don't need to be bothered with notifications pilings up. Those notifications which need your attention show in app indicator and can be cleared

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