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I'm looking for a simple note management software , support searching article by title , any recommendations ?

Best not KDE's.

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First of all, have you used either Tomboy or Gnote? Seems like it would fit the description, but since one or the other comes with the systems, one might think you've tried it already (gnote is a rewrite of Tomboy, using a different library/language). – Marty Fried May 16 '12 at 4:50
@MartyFried, probably it is created for an answer no matter OP edited it. Just read your profile, I did 6502 assembly at 1978, all the best to you, healthy and happy everyday and the next days :) – Rony May 16 '12 at 17:31
the OP better afore mention he has Wine running his Microsft Windows Notepad to him is Great and no problem at all. – Rony May 16 '12 at 17:35
@Rony: 1978! I was just starting to learn about microprocessors and digital electronics. It was a few years later that I built my Z80 system and started really learning. Haven't stopped learning yet! – Marty Fried May 16 '12 at 20:54
@warlock: I just double-checked a clean install of 12.04, and I see that neither Tomboy nor gnote are installed by default any longer. Tomboy used to always be installed with Gnome for every distro I've used, and I assumed one of them would still be available. I guess this is part of Ubuntu's new philosophy of giving choice to the users... sorry, I couldn't resist that. – Marty Fried May 17 '12 at 0:04
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Use Tomboy enter image description here, a very good notes management software


Tomboy is a free and open-source desktop notetaking application written for Unix-like (including Mac OS X and Linux) and Microsoft Windows operating systems, written in C# using Gtk#. Tomboy is part of the GNOME desktop environment, often for personal information management. Its interface is a notepad with a wiki-like linking system to connect notes together. Words in the note body that match extant note titles become hyperlinks automatically, making it simple to construct a personal wiki.


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I would recommend zim for its usage and plugins support

There is a screencast uploaded on May 2009.

While Gnote is a port of Tomboy to C++

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+1 for reminding me about zim; I had installed it, and liked it except that I have a lot of stuff in gnote, imported from Tomboy, and other stuff on Google Docs. Can't seem to import either, except maybe cut and paste plain text. Anyone know of a way to import anything else? HTML would be nice, as most can export to HTML. – Marty Fried May 16 '12 at 20:46
@MartyFried, tiddlywiki is truely great, but has to live with a single ever growing html file. It works with Firefox well. – possod May 17 '12 at 15:39
Thanks; I tried that, too, but found it to be either too much or too little. I even installed Wiki Media (used by Wikipedia) on my server, but that's overkill for my simple notes. Tomboy/gnote are almost perfect, except that they are dead-ends because they can't be moved to something else (with the formatting), if desired. – Marty Fried May 17 '12 at 15:45

Tomboy is best..

With ability to sync with UBUNTU ONE,etc it would be my top prefrance.

Plus you can use the notes/memos/tasks feature from evolution.

Also,if you would like a Widget (like in windows 7) you can use SCREENLETS which is available in the software center.It has the ability to sync with tomboy.

Also NITRO is a good app.Though nitro is a task app basically,notes can be stored too.

If you need any help with the installations of any of it,just post a comment here. Will be happy to help :)

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