Add Gnote as a note-taking application

Radomir Dopieralski xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
Wed Jan 20 21:47:53 GMT 2010


On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 10:26 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> 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.

Sorry for adding to the confusion, but I wanted to point out that zim
is also a very nice note-taking application.

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