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QOwnNotes 17.03.7 released, Install QOwnNotes on Linux

Are you looking for a simple note taking editor, then checkout QOwnNotes. QOwnNotes is an open source plain-text file notepad editor, with supported markdown, as well as a todo list manager for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. It integrates with the notes application of ownCloud.

So you are able to write down your thoughts with QOwnNotes and edit or search for them later from your mobile device (like with CloudNotes) or the ownCloud / Nextcloud web-services.

QOwnNotes

Key Features

  • the notes folder can be freely chosen
  • sub-string searching of notes is possible and search results are highlighted in the notes
  • application can be operated with customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • external changes of note files are watched (notes or note list are reloaded)
  • older versions of your notes can be restored from your ownCloud server
  • trashed notes can be restored from your ownCloud server
  • differences between current note and externally changed note are showed in a dialog
  • markdown highlighting of notes and a markdown preview mode
  • notes are getting their name from the first line of the note text and the note text files are automatically renamed, if the the first line changes
  • compatible with the notes web-application of ownCloud and mobile ownCloud notes applications
  • manage your ownCloud todo lists
  • encryption of notes
  • dark mode theme support
  • theming support for the markdown syntax highlighting
  • all panels can be placed wherever you want, they can even float or stack (fully dockable)
  • support for freedesktop theme icons, you can use QOwnNotes with your native desktop icons and with your favorite dark desktop theme
  • support for sharing notes on your ownCloud server
  • portable mode for carrying QOwnNotes around on USB sticks
  • Evernote import, as well as support for hierarchical note tagging and note subfolders
  • QOwnNotes is available in many different languages like English, German, French, Polish, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Hungarian, Dutch and Spanish

How to install QOwnNotes 17.03.6 on Ubuntu 17.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pbek/qownnotes

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qownnotes

How to uninstall QOwnNotes from Ubuntu

sudo apt-get remove qownnotes

For all other distros “CentOS, Fedora, Debian, etc”, see here

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