How to make an application like Gnote or Tomboy ask for a password when launching them from my user account.
You can launch the application with
However, if you want to change this behaviour in the Application Menu then you have to change the
There is no way to protect an application with a password like that.
The easy solution is to use Linux like it is meant to be: Let nobody use your user account. Your account password is the password to all your data.
If you still want to let everyone use your account, you could create a second account, let's call it
This will then prompt for the
Or you use a tool like TrueCrypt, create an encrypted container and move your notes into there.