Bark - Seemlessly divert all your Growl notifications to NC

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  1. danb77, Aug 16, 2012
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    danb77 macrumors 6502

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    http://barkplug.in

    After installation, you need to open Growl, go to settings and change the default style to Bark. And viola - Growl notifications are now in your Notification Centre on an app-by-app basis.

    I'm very impressed.
     
  2. Brad9893 macrumors 6502

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    This seems better than Hiss, because you can have a lot more control. Hiss just diverts all Growl notifications to NC, but you have absolutely no control as to what apps you don't get notifications for.

    Thanks for the link. :cool:
     
  3. spamdumpster macrumors 6502a

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    I uninstalled Hiss in favor or Mountain Growl a few days ago, but Bark seems like it's even better as notifications come from the correct app, not just generically from growl. Thanks for the link.
     
  4. iOrbit macrumors 6502a

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    this made me buy Growl.

    and after using it, i have no regrets, this works the way im sure it will work when these apps support notification centre natively.

    it makes waiting pointless!
     
  5. Brad9893 macrumors 6502

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    Is anyone else having trouble installing this besides me? I install it and open Growl, and there is no Bark display option.
     
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  7. Daniel97 macrumors 6502a

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    i too downloaded growl for this and installed it .. the preview works fine from the growl menu but apps like transmission are now shwing me no notifications at all!?
     
  8. philstone macrumors 6502

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    Looking at the Dev's twitter feed its down to permissions - sudo chmod 755 /Library/Application\ Support/Growl/Plugins should fix it - worked for me.
     
  9. danb77 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Also you may need to restart Growl for the option to appear. The devs are updating the installer to deal with the permissions issue as we speak…

    I would strongly recommend that all purchase Growl. For what that team have done to the Mac OS ecosystem they deserve a couple of dollars from us!
     
  10. Brad9893 macrumors 6502

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    It worked! Thanks for the help!

    Also, you may have to change the display for each app through the preferences too.
     
  11. Paradoxally macrumors 65816

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    I'm still using 1.2 on ML and it works fine - why pay for a downgrade (the subsequent versions of Growl always had bugs, and I don't like how they made it an .app) when 1.2 works perfectly?
     
  12. artuuur macrumors member

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    works nicely but notifications won't disappear from NC after I click them :(
     
  13. Brad9893 macrumors 6502

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    It's like that for all third party apps. It's not a Bark/Growl issue.
     
  14. BanterClaus macrumors regular

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    Cannot get this working for me. It looks really awesome too. Tried that permissions fix also.

    Every notification just comes through with the default growl style even though it is set to bark. :confused:
     
  15. cloudyo macrumors member

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    I am having the exact same problem. Also, after a notification is triggered the default style switches back to "Smoke" automatically. The preview option in Growl doesn't work either when the style is set to "bark".

    I'm using Growl 1.2.2 and Mountain Lion.
     
  16. BanterClaus, Aug 18, 2012
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    I also cannot see the bark preview and am using 1.2.2. Anybody actually know if it properly works with this Growl version?

    EDIT: So I upgraded to 1.4 and now I can successfully get bark to work with the preview option but when an actual real notification comes through it still reverts to using the old style of growl notifications.
     
  17. cloudyo macrumors member

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    Thanks for clearing that up, because i was seriously considering buying Growl, thinking that 1.4 would solve this problem.
     
  18. MacDawg macrumors P6

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    Installed fine for me and trying it out
    Thanks for the heads up
     
  19. iOrbit macrumors 6502a

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    i think since updating to 10.8.1, growl has stopped working! :(

    i was getting so used to actually making use of notification center.

    anyone else's growl not working since 10.8.1?
     
  20. jpetticrew macrumors 6502a

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    Growl works fine for me, as long as I'm not using Bark. I think 10.8.1 broke Bark, not Growl.
     
  21. iOrbit, Aug 28, 2012
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    you are right! bark just released an update, im not sure if it fixes it but im going to test!

    i can confirm bark is working again with their latest update.. lol probably not for long with 10.8.2 coming in soon.
     

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