Add Gnote as a note-taking application

A. C. Censi accensi at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 14:28:38 GMT 2010


And about Gnome dependencies?

ACC

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Pasi Lallinaho <open at knome.fi> wrote:

>  Jim Campbell wrote:
>
> Hey All,
>
> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 3:47 PM, Radomir Dopieralski <xubuntu at sheep.art.pl
> > wrote:
>
>>  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.
>>
>>
>
> Others can feel free to chime in with their thoughts, but here is a rundown
> on some of the different options for note applications:
>
> == Xfce4-notes-plugin:
> + After ~20 min of use uses 4mb of writeable memory
> + Can be set to sit in the panel
> + Easy to add notes and change between notes
> - Can't create notebooks (sets of notes around a topic)
> - Can't search notes
> - Can't link between notes
>
> == Gnote
> ~ After ~20 minutes of use, uses about 6.5 mb of writeable memory
> ~ Can sit in the notification area . . . not sure how it can be set to go
> there all the time, or if the user would need to launch it each time
> + Easy to add notes and change between notes
> + Can create notebooks, search between notes
> + Easy to link between notes, output to HTML,
> + Can import tomboy notes
> + several other plugins
>
> == Zim
> - Confusing start up UI
> - Uses 9.2mb of writeable memory on startup
> + Seems pretty powerful if you are familiar with how to use it.
> + The Sheep likes it
> +-x2 - I didn't really spend much time using it after the somewhat
> confusing UI at startup.
>
> This is a note taking application.  It will not make users switch from
> Windows.  But Gnote has pretty much all the features of Tomboy (just a few
> releases behind), and can provide good note-taking functionality with a
> minimal  memory penalty compared to xfce4-notes-plugin.
>
> Your friend,
>
> Jim
>
> For comparison,
>
> how much writeable memory would Tomboy use after ~20 minutes of use?
>
>
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