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Xpad is a sticky note application for Linux desktop with a simple and nice design. Each xpad session consists of one or more open pads and you can set different fonts and colors on each of them.

By toggling the toolbar and window decorations, you can easily change the look of the pads. A pad can contain different stylings. Keyboard shortcuts and undo/redo are supported.

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There’s also a help option shows you how to use this simple sticky notes application.

install xpad in Ubuntu:

Xpad is available in Ubuntu universe repositories. You have to do nothing special, just open Ubuntu Software Center search for and install the xpad package.

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Sticky Notes in Ubuntu

Ubuntu has an open-source sticky notes app called indicator-stickynotes. Just like Google Keep and Windows’ Sticky Notes, it allows you to jot down thoughts, lists, and reminders on desktop.

Indicator-stickynotes is meant for Ubuntu’s Unity interface. It has also been tested on the GNOME Shell, XFCE/Xubuntu, KDE/Kubuntu, MATE/Mint, and Cinnamon/Mint interfaces, but support for these platforms is not guaranteed.

Sticky Notes in Ubuntu

Install Sticky Note Indicator:

The program has been made into the developer’s PPA, available for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives such as Linux Mint, Elementary OS Luna.

To add the PPA and install the app, run commands below one by one in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes

Or you can grab the .deb installer to make the install process easier:

Download the .deb installer

Once downloaded, double-click on the package to open it with Ubuntu Software Center and click install the program.

Indicator Stickynotes is a simple application similar to Windows Sticky Notes that allows you to jot down thoughts, lists, and reminders.

Indicator Stickynotes is meant for Ubuntu’s Unity interface. It has also been tested on the GNOME Shell, XFCE/Xubuntu, KDE/Kubuntu, MATE/Mint, and Cinnamon/Mint interfaces, but support for these platforms is not guaranteed.

Sticky Notes Ubuntu 13.10

Install Indicator Stickynotes:

This simple app is hosted on Launchpad.net. The developer has created a PPA that provides the app packages for Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04.

To install it, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the command below to add the PPA:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes

After that, update package lists and install the Sticky Notes Indicator:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes

Once installed, start the app from Unity Dash or Menu and enjoy!

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