Tomboy-ng note taking app – How to install Tomboy-ng on Ubuntu

Tomboy-ng is a free note taking app for Linux, Mac OS and Windows. Tomboy-ng allows you to synchronize your notes between Linux, Windows, Mac OS and old Tomdroid on Android. Tomboy-ng is the improved version of old tomboy note taking app, currently not in development.The new Tomboy-ng written using Free Pascal and Lazarus. It is easy to install and small in size.Some important features of Tomboy-ng are automatic linking between notes, search your note and indexing on headers, rich text markup, printing option for your notes, in-build spell checker, backup and snapshot your note for future use. You can import and export your notes in plain text, RFT, MarkDown. You can also change the font size, bold your text, highlight the text, strikeout the text, italic and add bullets in you note.

Install Tomboy-ng on Ubuntu:

It supports all versions of Ubuntu but currently tested with Ubuntu 16.04 ,18.04 and 19.04. Go to the below tomboy-ng download link and download the appropriate DEB file based on your OS architecture (32 bit or 64 bit).

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Download Tomboy-ng note taking app

And then install with your favorite package installer. According to the author use GDebi Package Installer to install tomboy-ng. If you don’t have GDebi Package Installer just install it with the below command.

sudo apt install gdebi

Or install it from Ubuntu software center.

Right click on the downloaded .deb file and select open with other software and choose GDebi Package Installer. Then click install Package. It will install tomboy-ng on your system.

After the installation of Tomboy-ng, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Tomboy-ng in the search box and click Tomboy-ng to open it. For Unity you can search Tomboy-ng from Ubuntu dash.

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