get_app_name ()
  get_server_caps ()
  get_server_info ()
  init (app_name)
  is_initted ()
  set_app_name (app_name)
  uninit ()


Returns:The registered application name, passed to Notify.init().
Return type:str

Gets the application name registered.

Returns:a GLib.List of server capability strings. Free the list elements with and the list itself with g_list_free().
Return type:[str]

Synchronously queries the server for its capabilities and returns them in a GLib.List.

Returns:True if successful, and the variables passed will be set, False on error. The returned strings must be freed with
ret_name:a location to store the server name, or None
ret_vendor:a location to store the server vendor, or None
ret_version:a location to store the server version, or None
 a location to store the version the service is compliant with, or None
Return type:(bool, ret_name: str, ret_vendor: str, ret_version: str, ret_spec_version: str)

Synchronously queries the server for its information, specifically, the name, vendor, server version, and the version of the notifications specification that it is compliant with.

Parameters:app_name (str) – The name of the application initializing libnotify.
Returns:True if successful, or False on error.
Return type:bool

Initialized libnotify. This must be called before any other functions.

Returns:True if libnotify is initialized, or False otherwise.
Return type:bool

Gets whether or not libnotify is initialized.

Parameters:app_name (str) – The name of the application

Sets the application name.


Uninitialized libnotify.

This should be called when the program no longer needs libnotify for the rest of its lifecycle, typically just before exitting.