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Notes are applets that store text for the user to read at a later time.

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customize plasma notes background color (in Kubuntu)

I'd like to change the background color of my plasma notes. I know that with knotes is possible change the background color, but I believe that plasma notes are better (I had also problems with knotes)...
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Is there any Todo and Notes list manager available on Ubuntu which can sync with android device using Syncthing?

Is there any app combination available on Ubuntu and android so that it can use syncthing to sync with each other? Like Carnet but it use Nextcloud. I found syncthing very low resource consuming, not ...
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Does anyone know of a substitute, or native application, for notes and notebooks in Ubuntu?

I've been testing Evernote for a month. I believe that it has a perfect design, adequate functionalities that adapt well to my workflow. Mainly the notes are academic notes, drafts of documents and ...
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Media player that syncs with notes

Any application that function like google's www.videonot.es, but can run as a application in ubuntu? Typically am looking for a application that help me take notes while watching video tutorial with ...
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Ubuntu Touch Notes app: manual or help

I do not understand in the Notes app how to make the 2nd and next item in a list. I can type, for example: 1. abc xyz uvw But what I have to do/type to get: 1. abc 2. xyz 3. uvw ... Is there ...
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Note taking software with Android sync

I am looking for some notetaking software that has a tree structure in the management of notes and folders. That is, I look for a software that can create multiple notes within a database file. Where ...
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From which folder can I get the Zim Desktop Wiki document files?

My linux has recently crashed (my own fault) and I had some important info in my Zim disktop wiki. Even though I can access all files within the drive of crashed OS from live USB, I don't where the ...
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Xournal toolbar abnormally scaled

I was taking notes during a class, when I suddenly got distracted, and the moment after this is what presented itself to my astonished self. The very same window, but with the toolbar abnormally ...
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How do I edit what is written in the keyboard shortcuts overlay when I press the super key in Ubuntu?

As the question says I want to edit what is written in the overlay when I press and hold the super key in Ubuntu. Also is it possible to include a cool image in the overlay?
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Sticky notes in Ubuntu 17.04 disappear after a shutdown

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 and have the Gnome Flashback installed. I very much like sticky notes and they are very useful in everyday tasks for me. I would take matters into my hands but my knowledge is ...
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How does one get the Note icon bigger so it can be used?

I really don't have any idea what I need to do or even what I have here! I do know I have (I think) Ubuntu 16.04. It's pretty much a new install and everything is pretty much default. I have, I ...
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Is there any program where you can take notes on a PDF and export those as pointers to the original document?

I've tried like 4-5 programs today and none of them are working. Mendeley - has the option to export notes, but doesn't actually create a file (a bug) Nixnote - can't take notes on PDF Xournal - ...
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Read / Edit iPhone (iOS) using IMAP notes on Linux

I am looking for a way to read / edit iOS Notes on Linux. Technically, iOS devices can be configured to store the notes on a IMAP account. That will create a "Notes" directory on the IMAP account ...
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Note application that uses IMAP protocol

I'm looking for an note app that uses IMAP protocol so I can sync the notes that I have created on my Google account using Apple Devices. I'm using Ubuntu Mate and Linux Mint. Thanks.
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Can't sync tomdroid and tomboy notes!

I am pretty sure there are a lot of thread regarding this and I read most of them, still I can't sync tom boy notes from my laptop to my tomdroid. I tried setting up a rainy server and when ever I try ...
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About NixNote and note taking alternatives

Since I think Evernote fits my needs as a note taking application, I considered NixNote as a natural candidate for a desktop side note taking application. There is little information about NixNote, ...
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Good system for writing coding excerpts (possible cloud based)

I am using Ubuntu for some time, and 99% of time I am using Goggle drive Documents for writing code excerpts. However, Google experience, although super fast when searching, works quite slow when ...
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Can I run an application (notes - reminders previously) from Ubuntu touch on Ubuntu 15.10?

I am looking for a native Evernote client for Linux. NixNote not meet my expectations. I heard about a new application, which is normally installed on Ubuntu Touch. It is called the "Notes" before "...
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xfce4-notes: Toggle notes visibility via keyboard shortcut

I use xfce4-notes in Xubuntu 14.04, und I have the possibility to show/hide the notes via the panel plugin in the notification tray. I will append images of this panel plugin because I can not find ...
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Xfce notes background

I tried xfce Notes and liked it a lot. This lightweight app does the job and the backups are easy (all notes are located in ~/.local/share/notes/). Is it possible to remove transparency and change ...
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How to remove Notes on Kubuntu

I've been trying to find a way on how to remove notes on Kubuntu, unfortunately I couldn't. When I right-click on the icon there's no option to remove the note. Took a video of the menu that appears ...
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Software for capturing of selected text from any place (browser, text editor, etc)

Please, give me advice about software which can capture selected text due to some shortcut in notes list. Ideally, this should be something like CintraNotes on Windows. This is solution which I like. ...
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Ubuntu Touch - How to send text from notes as emails?

How can I send a text wrote in the notes app as an email? I haven't been able to copy/paste the text. Neither could I send it via another option. Is there any possibility to do that?
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To sync notes of S Memo to Ubuntu?

I have the Android phone where I have notes. I would like to control them periodically in my Ubuntu laptop because too much work to handle them with the phone itself. It would be great if the phone ...
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add notes to books in calibre

Does anyone know of a plugin that lets you add notes to books in calibre? I read quite a lot of books (actual books) and I'm quite used to add little side notes on small sticky notes. Since some ...
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Sticky Notes not saving in 14.04

I recently re-install Ubuntu 14.04 and ran all the updates it asked for. After adding the sticky-notes to the menu bar,from the "add to pannel" options, any note that I put on the desktop is not ...
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Make a text file my automatically updated background?

I want to make a "to-do" list my wallpaper. I was hoping to be able to write a text file, save it, and have the background be updated each time I edit file. Is this possible?
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Speech to text software for notes [duplicate]

Is there any software for speech to text ? I want to make random notes. From searching i can only find the opposite, text to speech. Thanks. EDIT: The question which has been linked to mark this ...
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Digital Post-Its on Browser Tabs?

I work with a lot of tabs in firefox, since in my context I often need to wait several minutes until I can work further in this browser tab. It would be very cool if I could post a digital post-it ...
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Is there a way to sync Zim on Ubuntu and an Android device?

I'm looking for a way to sync Zim notes on my ubuntu with an android device, at least partially. Actually it would be enough for me, if I can somehow sync task list of zim to android. Well, using an ...
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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 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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Sync Evolution with Android apps through Owncloud or other centralised online source

I'm hoping someone can help with this as I'm so close to achieving my perfect workflow environment. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on a laptop and an android smartphone. Overall what I'd like to ...
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Add notes on Geany

I have a code to which I do not like to add my comments and notes. But I need the ability to add my notes on that. So is there any thing to do that on Geany or do you need any another editor to do ...
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Which Notes-apps featuring notes that stick to the desktop are available for Unity

I'm looking for something like stickynotes or xfce4-notes. I read the former is not supported anymore. Does the latter work well in Unity?
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knotes note location

I use Knotes to writes notes and then I like to put all those notes on my Desktop But the problem is: Everytime I reboot my Ubuntu The location of notes stored on desktops changes and the note is ...
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Xpad crashes after clicking on “show desktop”

This question is about Xpad on Ubuntu 13.10. I can start the application and write a note. If I click on another application, the note disappears and it re-appears if I click again on Xpad on the ...
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Workflow for creating math heavy notes and review sheets on Linux

I'm looking for an effective way to create notes, summaries, reviews and essays. Thus far I used a mixture of LibreOffice and LaTex, depending on size, complexity and importance. Anything that ...
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Journal Software That Works

I am working on a book and two computer programs. The amount of time I spend dealing with how everything is organized makes the amount of time I spend writing negligible. My Requirements: ...
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Springseed won't run?

Installed Springseed here (http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/07/springseed-note-taking-app-for-ubuntu) : Note taking app on Ubuntu 12.04 lts i386, just wont work. it pretty much installed correctly, ...
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Search inside Xournal files (.xoj)

I'm a big fan of Evernote, I use it regularly. However, it has a 60MB storage limit (although text files are not going to occupy much space, but the limitation concern still remains). Today, I ...
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Sync Tomboy Notes

I have notes synced via Tomboy Web. Now I reinstalled my system and I am trying to setup but it requires me to connect to a Server. What is the server's name?
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Getting stickynotes to stay always on top?

(just documenting this - self-answer to follow) I am using the stickynotes applet in Ubuntu Natty for notes. I would occasionally like these notes to stay "always on top", but I cannot find a setting ...
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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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Alternative to Notes app from MAC OSX lion [closed]

Is there an alternative app that is similar to MAC OS X lion Notes app which I use on my Ubuntu? I saw my friend using notes app on his Macbook and I really thought it was useful application in day to ...
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Trouble with installing everpad for lucid

I wanted to install everpad found in ppa ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa as written in http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/09/use-evernote-in-ubuntu-with-everpad Adding repo seems succesful: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Good application for taking notes on 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Note taking software that supports images Is there a good note taking application in ubuntu like Evernote exists for windows and Mac users. Requirements for good ...
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Is there a Post-It note program? [duplicate]

The title pretty much says it all. I'm wondering if there is a good post-it note program for Ubuntu 12.04. I prefer using apt-get install but if you can direct me to one in the software center that ...
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How to create tables in Basket ? or any other similar softwares?

I was searching for notebook softwares. Installed zim, cherrytree & basket Basket is best of them, But unable to create tables. Any suggestions?
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how to remove Xpad window decoration in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed xpad to use as sticky notes in ubuntu 12.04. However, xpad opens up like a normal app with window decorations as does not look like a sticky note at all. is there a way to customise that? ...