Which package is responsible for notifications?

Which package is responsible for sending notifications such as starting VMs or copying to global clipboard?

I installed Qubes OS 4.2, and since I don’t use xfce4 I removed some of the plugins and packages that seemed unrelated and all works great except notifications stopped showing up. I kept xfce4-notifyd installed.

Which package do I need installed? Or is it a setting?

Update: It works with xfce4 but not i3.

$ notify-send “test”
GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name is not activatable

Maybe this helps?

xfce4-notifyd-config says “The notification service is not running. No notifications will be shown.”

I’m not missing any package, it’s a problem with i3. If I switch to xfwm it will show notifications using notify-send “test”. Is anyone else using i3 on Qubes 4.2 and have it working?

I haven’t got a clue what’s wrong.

Sorry for multiple posts.

The issue is that xfce4-notifyd doesn’t autostart with i3, which it previously did on 4.1.

exec /usr/lib64/xfce4/notifyd/xfce4-notifyd

In i3 config solves this problem by starting it at login.

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