Archives For RedNotebook

rednotebook 1.8

RedNotebook, a modern journal app with calendar, templates and keyword searching, is now at version 1.8.0. See what’s new in this release:

  • Add font selection for edit mode (Philip Akesson).
  • Allow changing preview and cloud font in preferences.
  • Only allow opening RedNotebook minimized on Windows since other systems may lack a system tray.
  • Fix: Display tags starting with “SEP” in preview.
  • Write scripts to cross-compile RedNotebook Windows exe and installer on Linux.

The PPA has updated the packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04, Linux Mint and their derivatives.

To get started installing or upgrading this app, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:rednotebook/stable

Then update package lists:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install the app:

sudo apt-get install rednotebook

Once installed, you can find it from Menu or Unity Dash:

rednotebook main picture, from its website

rednotebook main picture, from its website

rednotebook 1.7.3
RedNotebook is a modern journal app with calendar, templates and keyword searching. This tutorial shows how to install the latest RedNotebook (so far it’s 1.7.3) via PPA in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 10.04 and Linux Mint.

RedNotebook features:

  • Tagging
  • Format your text bolditalic or underlined
  • Insert Images, files and links to websites
  • Links and mail addresses are recognized automatically
  • Spell Check on Linux
  • Live-Search
  • Automatic saving
  • Backup to zip archive
  • Word Clouds with most often used words and tags
  • Templates
  • Export the journal to PDF, HTML, Latex or plain text
  • The data is stored in plain text files, no database is needed
  • Translated into more than 30 languages

Changes in RedNotebook 1.7.3:

  • Jump to a specific date on startup with “–date 2013-10-31” on the commandline (Rob Norris).
  • Display current date in the title bar (Rob Norris).
  • Support inserting multiple pictures in one step.
  • Add DejaVu Sans as font fallback for clouds and preview.
  • Fix setting last image directory for insert dialog.
  • Only allow exporting selected text if we are in edit mode (lp:1221792).

To add the RedNotebook official PPA and install the app, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run commands below one by one:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rednotebook/stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install rednotebook
rednotebook main picture, from its website

rednotebook main picture, from its website