Notifications spotty, not aggressive enough

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Nextcloud version (eg, 20.0.5): 25.05
Operating system and version (eg, Ubuntu 20.04): Ubuntu 24.04
Apache or nginx version (eg, Apache 2.4.25): 2.4
PHP version (eg, 7.4): 8.1

The issue you are facing: Notifications aren’t aggressive or consistent enough. When I run sudo -u www-data php ./occ notification:test-push myser, Sometimes I don’t get a push notification at all, and when I do, I have to be focused on a window other than nextcloud in the browser. It seems to think that if I’m in nextcloud, I don’t need a notification, but often times I do.

When someone sends me a message in spreed, it pops in under the scroll line and if I’m on that page, there’s no push notification. So often times I don’t notice that I have a reply.

It seems that when I manually trigger the push at the command line, I get more consistent results, but often times when I’m in my normal workday, I’m missing notifications all over the place. They simply do not go off. I wonder if anyone else is having this problem.

How have you setup push notifications?

I have, yeah:

I don’t know if these details are relevant, but I’m running Chromium on Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. I have push notifications going to the desktop app and also in the browser.