Tomboy Notes

Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application which utilises an applet.

Accessed Via its applet

Key Features

  • Table of contents
  • Basic text formatting features
  • Export to HTML
  • Print
  • Import from StickyNotes

  • Uses plugins to extend features




  • Part of the default Ubuntu installation

Hints and Tips

Use descriptive titles

When you have a large number of notes, this makes it easier to find individual ones

Even better with Dropbox

Use Dropbox to keep Tomboy on multiple machines in sync. See this lifehacker post and the original post on Starry-Hope Productions

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Further Reading


Tomboy (last edited 2009-09-25 21:49:46 by pool-162-84-236-66)