[LAU] qjackctl bubbles

Peter P. p8rpp at aol.com
Mon May 12 14:28:19 UTC 2014

Thanks Len,

* Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> [2014-05-11 17:28]:
> On Sun, 11 May 2014, Peter P. wrote:
> >I am a happy qjackctl user. Nevertheless after more than five years I
> >must say that I have already learnt that jackd will continue to run if
> >I close the qjackctl main window and leave it there as system tray.
> >The same goes for the bubbles that announce a problem, or the need to
> >restart after doing changes.
> >Is there any chance this might be addressed in a future update,
> >like as a configurable option? Could one at least try to comment it
> >out in the source code and recompile?
> I am confused if you wish both jackd to stop running and the bubbles
> not to show or just the bubbles.
I am interested in having the bubbles to not show when closing the
window while jackd continutes.
> Anyway, The timeout in qjackctl is (as indicated) a hint. The DE may
I still haven't found it being set in qjackctls sources. So I assume
it uses qt's default 10secs.
I found the part where the bubbles are initiated, but don't know how
to specifythe timeout there, as it is somehow cascaded with other
functions and conditions.
> choose a different timeout. I don't know which DE you are using, but
> in xfce there is a setting dialog for Notifications in with the
> other system settings. In my case I can change the look (theme),
> position, opacity and timeout. The default is 10s. Changing this
> would affect all of you notifications, not just qjackctl, but if
> that is distracting, I would guess others may be as well. If you
> don't want any notifications, don't start the notification
> app(let)... probably also a part of system settings.
Thank you. The situatio is a bit different here on fluxbox, but thanks
again Len for pointing these possibilities out to me.

all the best!

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