How to Change Notification Bubble Position in Ubuntu 22.04 | 22.10

Want to change the screen notification from top-center to top-right, or any other screen position in Ubuntu, Fedora, or Debian?

It’s easy to change the position of notification popups via Gnome Shell Extension. And Panel OSD is the popular one that supports all current Gnome versions.

The Tutorial supports for:

This tutorial will works on all the following Linux systems with Gnome Desktop:

  • Ubuntu 22.04 & Ubuntu 22.10

Install Just Perfection Exstion:

1. First search for and open Ubuntu Software app from ‘Activities’ overview. Then, search & install the ‘Extension Manager’ tool:

Install Extension Manager in Ubuntu Software app

Or, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal and run the command below to install the tool:

sudo apt install gnome-shell-extension-manager
Install Extension Manager

2. Press the ‘Windows‘ logo key on keyboard to open overview screen, then search for and launch Extension Manager.

Launch Extension Manager

3. When the tool opens, navigate to ‘Browse’ tab. Search & install ‘Just Perfection’ extension for Gnome:

Install extension via “Extension Manager” in Ubuntu 22.04

4. Switch back ‘installed’ tab in Extension Manager. Click on ‘gear’ button to open the configuration dialog for the new installed extension:

5. Finally, in the pop-up dialog, switch to “Customize” tab and select another value for ‘OSD position’ to change the notification bubbles position.

As you see, the tool also has many other useful options to configure your desktop appearance and behavior.

Merilyn Ne
Hi, I'm Merilyn Ne, a computer geek working on Ubuntu Linux for many years and would like to write useful tips for beginners. Forgive me for language mistakes. I'm not a native speaker of English.