Keepnote – Cross platform tote taking and Organization application

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KeepNote is a note taking application that works on Windows, Linux, and MacOS X. With KeepNote, you can store your class notes, TODO lists, research notes, journal entries, paper outlines, etc in a simple notebook hierarchy with rich-text formatting, images, and more. Using full-text search, you can retrieve any note for later reference.
KeepNote is designed to be cross-platform (implemented in Python and PyGTK) and stores your notes in simple and easy to manipulate file formats (HTML and XML). Archiving and transferring your notes is as easy as zipping or copying a folder.


* Rich-text formatting
o Bullet point lists
o Colored font
o Inline images
o Hyperlinks
* Hierarchical organization for notes
* Full-text search
* Integrated screenshot
* File attachments
* Integrated backup and restore
* Spell checking (via gtkspell)
* Auto-saving
* Built-in backup and restore (archive to zip files)
* Extensions (i.e. "plugins")
* Cross-platform (Linux, Windows, MacOS X)

Install keepnote in Ubuntu

Preparing your system

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo apt-get install python python-gtk2 python-glade2 libgtk2.0-dev

Spell checking is enabled with an optional package

sudo apt-get install python-gnome2-extras aspell aspell-en aspell-XX

where XX is your language if it is not english. Other platforms will probably name their packages similarly.

Download .deb package from here once you downloaded install by double clicking on it or using the following command from your terminal

sudo dpkg -i keepnote_0.6.2-1_all.deb

Using Keepnote

You can open from Applications--->Office--->KeepNote

Once it open you need to create new note you can see similar to the following screen

Keepnote version details

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