Comment 11 for bug 332014

Dave Stroud [2009-03-13 17:41 -0000]:
> I need to get rid of the ugly black bacground in notification.
> Notification properties no longer works. How can this be changed? thanks

Uninstall notify-osd and install notification-daemon. Or install
gnome-stracciatella-session and pick "GNOME (without Ubuntu
modifications)" session in gdm.