Archives For November 30, 1999

Papyrus Note Manager

Papyrus is a free, open-source, and modern note manager focused on privacy, socials, and better user interface.

Papyrus is developed by Aseman Land, the team behind Cutegram telegram client. It’s a fork of Kaqaz project by sialan labs and works on Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and iOS soon.

The software provides both desktop and touch version and features:

  • Notes management by means of labels and categories
  • Sorting notes by day
  • Advance and Smart searching in notes
  • To-Do papers
  • Backing up notes
  • Encrypted synchronization via Dropbox among all your devices
  • Supporting left-to-right and right-to-left languages
  • Sharing papers with other applications
  • Assigning password for protecting notes
  • Attach map and weather to note informations automatically
  • Attaching photos, audio files and folders to any note
  • Search on papers by location
  • Capability of running and sync data on all operating systems (Android, Windows, Linux, Mac and soon other operating systems)
  • Canvas for painting
  • Search on papers using weather and temperature, your notes wrote.
  • Can move data to sd-card (on old phones)
  • Status and statistics page for notes
  • Synchronizing files

Install Papyrus in Ubuntu/Linux Mint:

The note manager has an official PPA with supports for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Linux Mint 17 so far.

Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run below commands one by one to add PPA and install the app:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:aseman/desktop-apps

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install papyrus

An alternative way is to download Linux Installer from the bottom of its homepage. Give executable permission and run the installer wizard:

  1. Select download the installer that matches your OS type, 32-bit or 64-bit
  2. In terminal navigate to Downloads page by cd ~/Downloads
  3. make the installer executable by command chmod +x FILENAME
  4. Finally start the install via ./FILENAME