Now I am currently using
osd_cat, installed with
It does the job perfectly for me since it is customizeable to my needs.
You can even choose a font from the output of
I would like to overlay custom text as a notification.
It is important that the notification is non obtrusive (does not take away window focus).
I made an 8 second video to show what I am trying to do:
I am aware of zenity, xmessage, and notify-send, and I don't think any of these can do what I am trying to do.
I am willing to use png's as overlays if custom text is harder to do.
This was inspired by Linux Mint's Change Workspace OSD: