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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Can Tomboy import notes from a directory (eg Dropbox)?

I am an iOS user and use an app called PlainText to sync my notes with Dropbox. I noticed with Tomboy Notes you can sync to a local directory - upon setting this to the PlainText directory in Dropbox ...
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Can I launch Tomboy Notes over ssh

I have a few machines running Ubuntu and often I need to run an application from one machine on another. So I use ssh to do this as I already have it set up and it is simple to do. For example ssh ...
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Is there a Tomboy fork which allows embedding images (or files)?

Is there an application that works exactly like Tomboy which allows you to embed images (or files)into the notes? Not links to the images, but actually in the note itself.
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Was Tomboy removed from Oneiric? [closed]

Today I installed Oneiric for testing and it works just fine on my machine, without any crashes whatsoever. One thing that bothered me, however, is that Tomboy seems to be missing. The note taking ...
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Tomboy notes logged by zeitgeist do not appear in the Unity dash. Why not?

I am able to search my Tomboy notes using Synapse (and using a zeitgeist plugin), after following the instructions here: How do I get Synapse to search my Tomboy notes? My notes also appear in the ...
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Tomboy creates a 0 folder in home directory

Tomboy has created a directory called 0 in my home directory. It looks ugly wherever my home folder appears (screenlets). Is there someplace else I could move it. I've tried looking in ...
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Can I search tomboy notes with dash?

With gnome-do I could! It's very very useful for me, because tomboy is well integrated in Ubuntu. Why doesn't dash have anything about this?
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Access Tomboy Notes from Windows

I have a dual boot system with Windows 7/Ubuntu 11.04. Is there any way I can access my notes from Windows, even though they were created in Ubuntu? I sync my notes against Ubuntu One, so the notes ...
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Print Tomboy notes recursively

I've seen this question on how to print notes from Tomboy, and that's all very well. However, I have a "root note" with a contents list of a log book I've been keeping for a project. The contents ...
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Is there any way to launch Tomboy without showing up the main window?

I saw that there's a applet for tomboy, but if I run the standalone program (tomboy) it shows up in the indicators panel (which, to me, is more preferable than having a specific applet for Tomboy). ...
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How can I get keyboard shortcuts working for Tomboy? [closed]

For some reason the Tomboy keyboard shortcuts aren't working for me in 11.04. I've tried disabling/enabling them in the preferences window, setting them to different keys, nothing works. Also, ...
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How can I import my Gnome Sticky Note Applet notes into Tomboy?

After moving to Unity, I found that I lacked access to my sticky notes I had created in Gnome using the Sticky Notes Applet. Tomboy is the default option for sticky notes in Unity, and so moving the ...
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Where is the Tomboy panel applet?

I just installed Natty on my laptop and I noted that my Tomboy applet is missing. I click over panel and choose Add to panel to try find it but it isn't there. Are there some way to restore this ...
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Can't copy highlighted text from Tomboy to Thunderbird (or other apps)

Not sure why but I can only copy text from Tomboy notes to Gedit and then re-highlight and copy in to the app I need the text in. I am guessing this is a simple issue of config and not a real ...
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Why is there no Ubuntu One sync in my tomboy notes sync preferences?

I started using Tomboy on two other computers with 10.10 and 11.04 beta and am starting to like it. When I went to set up sync on my 10.04 box, I see that there isn't even an option to sync to Ubuntu ...
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How do I get Synapse to search my Tomboy notes?

In this bug report https://bugs.launchpad.net/synapse-project/+bug/683550 it says "Tomboy has a dataprovider for Zeitgeist, so if you have that Tomboy notes should be easily searchable using Synapse" ...
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Note sync with Simplenote?

Is there any note-taking app for Linux that syncs with simplenote? Are there any plans to make Tomboy do it?
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How can I make Tomboy start a certain note on login?

Is it possible to integrate tomboy a bit more during startup? I'm using on a kind of index-note where I always start the program. Maybe it can show up open every time I log in? (See pictures) I hope ...
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Restoring a note

Is it possible to restore a deleted note in Ubuntu One? On the web page "Recent activities" it says "TODO deleted"
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Unable to synchronize Tomboy notes

I keep getting a "Failed To Synchronize" message on my Tomboy notes (with nothing in the 'details' section). It has been working for months, just stopped working a couple of days ago.
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Sync Tomboy through Ubuntu One and local folders

Is there a way to synchronize Tomboy Notes through Ubuntu One and also to a local folder? I'd like to have it sync online with Ubuntu One but also create back ups in a Dropbox folder.
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Link to specific Tomboy note

I'm trying to link to a specific tomboy note from the panel or from the desktop. I don't really like the notifaction "click, dropdown, click" way for a specific note I'm using, so I want to be able to ...
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Tomboy won't start

I've just discovered Tomboy and like it. I added it to the startup applications, and on next boot Tomboy won't start. It then also won't start when I select it manually from the menu. I unchecked ...
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Is there a way to print notes from Tomboy?

Is there a way to print out my Tomboy notes?
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Disable Tomboy System Tray

First of all, I don't use indicator applet, but I suppose that the icon/process managing Tomboy is the same for both indicator applet and system tray. I want only notificaitons in my system tray ...
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Tomboy error while tring to sync with Ubuntu one; Can anyone help?

So I'm sure you've heard the song before, but after trying to sync my notes with Ubuntu One(on 10.10 AMD64) I get "Could not synchronize notes. Check the details below and try again." Of course the ...
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How do I remove Tomboy without removing Gnome?

I would like to remove Tomboy application, but when I run apt-get remove tomboy I get information that also gnome application will be removed. How can this be prevented? Or maybe this could be ...
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I switched to a Debian desktop, how can I download my notes from Ubuntu One acct?

I have Tomboy Notes on my Debian desktop. I would like to download my backed up notes at my Ubuntu One acct. I can login, but don't know how to download all my notes (about 80) I don't need to make ...
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Tomboy synchronization with Ubuntu One fails

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 desktop (amd64). When I attempt to synchronize notes with Ubuntu One, I get a dialog indicating that tomboy "Failed to synchronize", but doesn't list any details. Following ...
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Cross platform sync of tomboy and getting a “connection timed out” [closed]

I'm trying to sync my Tomboy notes between my desktop (Mint9) and my laptop (Windows Vista). I have ubuntu one on both machines and tomboy notes on both machines. The issue comes in when I try to ...
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Notes showing in Tomboy but not on Ubuntu One - can't delete

I have the following problem with tomboy notes. There are some notes that I cannot delete. The delete button is greyed out. If I look on Ubuntu One, under notes, these notes do not show in the left ...
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Does Gnome Do work with Gnote?

There's a great plugin for Gnome Do that searches tomboy notes really quickly. I can't imagine living without it. I want to switch to gnote, but I don't know whether it will work with Gnome Do. Is ...
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Tomboy is reporting an error when I try to sync to Ubuntu One, but isn't giving an error message [closed]

Whenever I try to sync my Tomboy notes with Ubuntu One, I get the following window: From the non-message presented here I have no idea what do to to troubleshoot this problem. I've tried ...
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How to migrate Tomboy Notes from a previous installation?

I used Tomboy on a previous installation, however the Ubuntu One sync had stopped working (I had upgraded through several versions of Tomboy, and during that time I believe the storage system ...
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Embedding external URLs behind text in Tomboy

Is there any way to embed a URL to an external web page in the text of a tomboy note, in the same way that other notes are linked to? I know I can just pates the URL into the note and have it link ...
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Send to Tomboy Context Menu

Is there any way to add an option to right click menus for text files and/or highlighted text to "send to Tomboy" so that it would create a new note with the contents of the text file or highlighted ...
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Tomboy Notes panel no longer shows note titles after upgrade from Lucid to Maverick

In Lucid, Tomboy Notes had a panel icon that, when clicked on, would show a list of the most recent notes. You could click the little pushpin icon next to a title to make it show up all the time, no ...
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How do I run Tomboy in the notification area at startup?

I tried adding tomboy in System -> Preferences -> Startup Applications, but this causes the "Search All Notes" window to appear every time I log in. I just want it to run in the notification area so ...