Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application which is simple and easy to use. It lets you organise your notes intelligently by allowing you to easily link ideas together with Wiki style interconnects.

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How to change Tomboy's spell checking language

I am using Tomboy 1.15.4 on Ubuntu 14.04. For some strange reason Tomboy is (randomly?) underlining perfectly correct English words. I would like to check or switch the language, but according to bug ...
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Tomboy: Is there a way to link to a note, while a note with a partial of the name exists?

Let's say I have two notes: Ruby Ruby on Rails If I create a new note and try to link it to "Ruby on Rails". Tomboy highlights "Ruby" after I typed the first word, but doesn't highlight the full ...
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Unable to retreive Tomboy Notes from Backup Folder

Due to a software malfunction in Ubuntu 12.04 I was unable to boot up my PC. I backed up the contents on PC hard drive onto an external HD. Then did a complete install upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. I ...
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Tomboy doesn't open notes from the tray - sends to the launcher

When I click on any Tomboy notes listed in Unity tray it sends me to the launcher where the Tomboy icon starts shaking and the note opens only after I click on the icon in the launcher. I need to open ...
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Program is starting every time I search on Unity's search

Every time I hit the windows key (search) and type something the program Tomboy is launched. This behavior is annoying and I cant find which configuration is causing it. Also, a new instance is ...
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note application that willsync with a android client ubuntu 14.10

hi just installed ubuntu 14.10 and very happy with it got everything setup nicely but disappointed again everpad or nixnote wont work ive tried the following that might have sync function everpad ...
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Tomboy: Close Notes Using shortcut Key?

In tomboy 1.15 I'm looking for keyboard shortcuts to open and close multiple notes at once. Opening's easy enough: select the notes in the "Search All Notes" window and Ctrl-O. Is there a shortcut ...
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Tomboy Notes Sync Problem

Reformatted computer and when I try to sync my fresh install with my back-up tomboy notes I get a synchronization error. When I click details the panel is empty. I have 100's of notes, some of which ...
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How to keep my data during upgrading?

I'm currently still on Ubuntu 8.10 and now wish to upgrade the latest version (14.04 at the time of writing). First of all is it safe to update from such an old version? What problems should I expect ...
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Tomboy notes aren't searchable from Dash

I installed Tomboy and created an example note. Trying to search both the title (first line) and the content didn't give any results. I was expecting the notes to show up after searching for them, ...
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Why is the Tomboy Note indicator icon duplicating itself?

I have a bug with Tomboy Notes application on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Whenever I boot my system, clicking the original panel, the icon doubles. And every word that I type and delete in the search bar, the ...
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Tomboy Notes is not starting

My Tomboy Notes is not starting. As soon as I start it, it gets closed. This problem started when I added a task in Tasque and the task importer plugin was enabled in Tomboy Notes and then just ...
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Does any Conky theme make notes like tomboy notes, Xpad visible?

As the title says, are their any themes which display text from tomboy,Xpad or gedit? or is their any file where I can edit to add text?
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How to index Tomboy notes with Recoll?

I would like to index the notes from Tomboy using the recoll desktop search engine. The notes are in XML, stored in .local/share/tomboy. How to do this?
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Is there a way to back up Tomboy Notes?

I have some class notes and relatively important stuff that I have saved in Tomboy Notes. I need to wipe my Ubuntu 10.10 and install the newest version of Ubuntu. I already have a dual-partition ...
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How to recover a file after deleting and merging multiple partitions?

I've used all my web search skills to make sure this question wasn't already asked. So here is my unique situation. My 320GB hard drive had 5 partitions - let's call them A, B, C, D and E ­٠A: ...
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Is there an application that does nested note taking?

I'm pulling my hair out trying to find a notebook program that lets me do nested note taking, and that has the ability to change the location of the notebooks. That seems really easy but, I've found ...
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How to synchronize Tomboy notes

Since Ubuntu One Tomboy sync is shutting down, what service I could use to synchronize my Tomboy notes between my Android, Windows, and Ubuntu boxes? Without proper syncing, I have no incentive to ...
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Gnote / Tomboy WebDAV connecting error

If I want to sync my notes with WebDAV server, I get the following error messages in Gnote and Tomboy: This synchronization addin is not supported on your computer. Please make sure you have FUSE ...
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Gnote Synchronization

Ubuntu One has shutdown Tomboy synchronization. As a workaround, I have installed Gnote and it works very well, but I need somewhere to sync my notes. I would like to have access to them not only ...
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Tomboy sync; local folder resets to wrong path

Because Tomboy synchronization with Ubuntu One is being dropped soon, I want to sync my notes using Dropbox. I set the preferences so that Tomboy syncs with my local Dropbox folder: ...
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Where are my U1-synced Tomboy notes?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my EeePC. I have used Tomboy Notes for several years, and I sync them with Ubuntu One. Now this morning it seems all my Notes have disappeared, but the notebooks are ...
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How can I export my Tomboy notes into Evernote?

I want to export my Tomboy notes to the Evernote web service, I have seen this web site but I don't want to send my Tomboy notes to an untrusted site where they may be put to unknown use. Is there ...
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Is it possible to recover Tomboy Notes from Ubuntu One, now that the sync feature is gone?

Recently, Ubuntu One dropped its Tomboy Notes sync feature. Is there any way to recover the notes that I've synced with Ubuntu One, now that the sync feature is gone? I currently don't have the notes ...
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Not able to setup Tomboy Web for Ubuntu One

I have been trying to setup Tomboy Web in Ubuntu 12.04 but without much success. I press the "Connect to Server" in the Preferences dialog and the expected result is for your browser to open, with ...
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Accessing synced Tomboy notes online. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I had a bunch of notes in my account. Where did they go? Where can I access synced tomboy notes online? I can not see Notes in the Ubuntu One web interface.
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In Ubuntu 12.04, how can I fix application icons to the panel? and a question about tomboy

Sometimes, I really like to put quick launch apps in the panel like VLC Player to play my music just by one click. Sometimes, I like to keep tomboy in the panel to be in hand. But I don't know how to ...
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Why does Tomboy say “synchonized” but no notes appear on one.ubuntu.com/notes?

Documents are synced with Ubuntu One. TomBoy notes are the most important thing on my computer, and I synced according to instructions for 10.04 (Tomboy Web.) Yet after authentication, ...
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Creating Quicklist for Tomboy Notes

I tried to create a tomboy quicklist for Unity by copying the tomboy.desktop using the guide here What Custom Launchers and Unity Quicklists are available? using the man page for Tomboy it says you ...
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problem with drag and drop email in tomboy

When I click mail message in evolution and drag it into the open note either tomboy closes or comp freezes.. I have tried uninstall, restart multiple time it seems that the evolution plugin isnt ...
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How do I get Tomboy Sync to work?

So I cannot get Tomboy to sync now after the fresh install of 12.04. I have no way of getting the nearly 100 important notes now since 'Notes' has been taken off of 'Ubuntu One' either. When I try to ...
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Tomboy failed to Sync: (500) INTERNAL SERVER ERROR [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get Tomboy Sync to work? I use Tomboy notes, And I find it very useful to sync the notes through U1, But today when I tried to sync, It showed an error message ...
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Tomboy Notes problems during Sync [closed]

I have been using tomboy notes for a while now, i sync all notes automatically in a local folder on my computer everyday. Today I tried to sync it manually and it erased all my notes..luckily the ...
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I've had Tomboy twice delete a single important note. What's going on there? [closed]

Not sure what's going on here, but here's the best I can describe: I use Tomboy extensively, for notes, collecting throw-away passwords,etc. Once a couple of months ago, a very important note just ...
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If I upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04 will I lose my Tomboy notes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What applications are removed when I upgrade to 12.04? I use Tomboy extensively and keep lots of random, connected things there I would not want to bother replicating or ...
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My PC device appears twice in device list

I installed Ubuntu and I already have an Ubuntu One account. Then I go to the Ubuntu one application in Ubuntu and register my existing account. At this time Tomboy Notes are not synchronized, so I go ...
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If I modify a note locally in Tomboy, can I upload those changes into the notes in UbuntuOne?

When I try to upload a new notes or changes using the Synch function of Tomboy, I only get the option to rename local notes or to replace them, but no to replace those notes on the cloud. Is this ...
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How can I change tomboy note's background colour?

How to make Tomboy Notes have a different theme that are easier on the eyes like black font over a lightgrey background rather than a darkgrey font over a white background. I have explored Tomboy's ...
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Tomboy Alternatives [closed]

In Windows exist an application named Post-It! Notes. It's a very complete program: it allow to use reminder, show the notes that were opened before shutdown the PC, task manager, ... Do exist a ...
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Ubuntu One Tomboy sync fails with “The remote server returned an error: (404) NOT FOUND.”

I'm trying to set up Tomboy notes sync with Ubuntu One. I've followed the instructions in this guide. I get this successful authorization screen: And this is what my sync preferences screen looks ...
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Is there a note taking app that can synchronise across computers?

I use Tomboy notes and have been synching across computers using Ubuntu One. However, the 11.10 "upgrade" has broken Tomboy Notes and Ubuntu One synchronisation, numerous bugs are reported and it ...
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Tomboy notes not opening - addins not loaded

My tomboy notes is not opening. I tried sudo apt-get remove tomboy sudo apt-get install tomboy still not working when i type tomboy in terminal i get. soma@ubuntu:~$ tomboy ...
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How to pin a note in Tomboy app indicator?

Is there a way to pin some notes in Tomboy's app indicator so that I don't have to open the main window every time I'm looking for one specific note I read regularly? It used to work before Unity ...
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How is Gnote different from Tomboy?

From what I have seen, they look absolutely similar and their functionality are pretty much the same. See the attached image:
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What will replace Tomboy in 12.04?

I heard that Tomboy is being removed in Ubuntu 12.04. I use it extensively and since it is connected to Ubuntu One I figured they will have a new way to sync notes. right? I'll be very very sad if I ...
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Does Tomboy break Unity / Compiz? [closed]

I tested it with a Ubuntu 11.10 Live CD x64 and a fresh install on my HDD: After starting Tomboy I cannot logout / shutdown / restart anymore. The menu bar / launcher disappears after initiating the ...
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Similar programs to Tomboy, but with reminders

I love Tomboy, it is a great program, but it is missing a little bit what I need. Let's say I want to clean my room (yes, lame example, but can't create something better), so I write me a note ...
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Tomboy Notes: Failed to synchronize

In my new ubuntu 11.10 install the Tomboy notes synchronizes just some of my notes notes and then fails. The details only shows the updated notes. When I look at the .config/tomboy/tomboy.log I see ...
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How do I specify the location Tomboy is to use to store the notes?

How do I specify the location Tomboy is to use to store the notes? I am on 10.10 (Maverick). Edit: Somebody posted the right answer but now it seems to have been deleted. From memory: it has to ...
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Cannot setup synchronising Tomboy with Ubuntu One

My web browser opened, and I logged in. I get the message "Tomboy Web Authorisation Successful - Please return to the Tomboy Preferences window and press Save to start synchronising". So I returned to ...