Add Gnote as a note-taking application

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Wed Jan 20 20:17:05 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 8:48 PM, Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at> 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:
> Here's information on the software itself:
> Commit info to show maintenance:
> 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?
How is the functionality better? (I don't personally use xfce4-notes.) How
does it stack up performance-wise?

> Jim
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