Add Gnote as a note-taking application

Jim Campbell jwcampbell at gmail.com
Wed Jan 20 21:26:59 GMT 2010


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:10 PM, Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
> wrote:

> On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:48:13 -0600
> Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I'd like to recommend Gnote as a note-taking application for the Xubuntu
> > default installation.  Gnote is an actively maintained C++ ongoing fork
> of
> > Tomboy.  I know that Xfce has a notes plugin, but the functionality of
> Gnote
> > is much better.
> >
> > Here's information on the Lucid package:
> > http://packages.ubuntu.com/lucid/gnote
> > Here's information on the software itself: http://live.gnome.org/Gnote
> > Commit info to show maintenance: http://git.gnome.org/browse/gnote/
> >
> > I am not necessarily recommending it for the default panel installation,
> but
> > just to be included.  I've used it extensively from within Xubuntu Karmic
> > and have been very impressed with how it works.  It does not require the
> > xfapplets plugin to appear in the notification area.
> >
> > What do you think?
> >
> > Jim
>
> I personally install tomboy on all my systems. I tend to use it for a
> lot of notes. Is it possible to port the tomboy notes to gnote? Do I
> lose any functionality?
>

Charlie, Tomboy notes can be imported into and opened in Gnote. I'll provide
further info about the other differences tonight.

Jim
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