Replace NotifyOSD with standard Gnome notifications in Ubuntu

If you are using other then one of the black themes in Ubuntu you may find black notifications ugly. I didn’t find a way how to change theme of notifications in Ubuntu 10.04.
Fortunately you can replace default notification system in Ubuntu called NotifyOSD with standard Gnome notification system called notification-daemon.
To use notification-daemon follow these steps:

  1. Open terminal
  2. Execute sudo apt-get install notification-daemon
  3. Execute sudo apt-get purge notify-osd
  4. Restart your computer

After you restart notifications will probably look like this:

This is Ubuntu theme for notification-daemon. You can change it to normal them by running gconf-editor and going to apps > notification-daemon and changing value of theme to normal. After this change notifications will look similar to this:

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