Springseed is a native Linux note-taking application that features markdown support, syntax highlighting, and sync with Dropbox. It’s a free and open source software.
Springseed 2.0 was released a few hours ago with following changes:
- UI: a dark sidebar with large typography
- A word count in the edit mode
- various improvements to code syntax support
- bug fixes
Version 2.0 works on Ubuntu 13.10 and Ubuntu 14.04. Download the packages from its website and click open with Ubuntu Software Center and finally install it on your system: