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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Tomboy cannot synchronize since updated to 11.10

I have an annoying problem. Since I've updated my ubuntu installation to 11.10, I cannot synchronize my notes in Tomboy anymore. I'm logged in into u1 notes, and when synchronizing it states that it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to print notes from Tomboy?

Is there a way to print out my Tomboy notes?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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No Ubuntu One sync in my tomboy notes sync preferences

There is no option for ubuntu one in tomboy sync preferences Here is what i can see : Local Folder ssh (plugin activated) TomboyWeb WebDAV When i try to setup sync with TomboyWeb, the SAVE button ...
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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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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, ...