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I have lots of notes in Gnote and I consider to use Org-mode instead. How can I migrate my Gnote notes to Org-mode?

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I used https://github.com/StAlphonsos/scriptologie/blob/develop/scripts/tomboy2org.pl which is mentioned in http://orgmode.org/worg/org-tools/.

Here is how to proceed. (Note, however, that you may want to clean out your notes before so that you do not migrate unwanted notes.)

  1. Install the dependencies for running the script:

    sudo apt-get install libxml-twig-perl libtext-format-perl
  2. Download the script from https://github.com/StAlphonsos/scriptologie/blob/develop/scripts/tomboy2org.pl.

  3. Close Gnote so that any changes is written to its database.

  4. Run the script. I chose to run the script with the option -notebooks to make one .org file out of each Gnote notebook:

    perl tomboy2org.pl -notebooks -verbose
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there's a script available @ orgmode Org Mode tools

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Marco Ceppi Oct 27 '11 at 11:27
Thanks for you answer. As noted, it is not a complete answer but merely a pointer to a solution (which would do better as a comment). Since you did not write up a solution I decided to document my solution. See askubuntu.com/a/90392/19490. –  N.N. Dec 25 '11 at 16:15
Welcome to our community! As noted by Marco Ceppi and N.N This is not a real answer but just a link... –  Amith KK Dec 25 '11 at 16:19

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