Add Gnote as a note-taking application

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Wed Jan 20 21:10:28 UTC 2010

On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:48:13 -0600
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?
> 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 Kravetz 
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