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RedNotebook is a modern desktop journal. It lets you format, tag and search your entries. You can also add pictures, links and customizable templates, spell check your notes, and export to plain text, HTML, Latex or PDF.


  • Python 2.7 (3.x not supported)
  • PyYaml (>=3.05)
  • PyGTK (>=2.16)
  • pywebkitgtk (>=1.1.5)

  • Optional:

    • pygtkspellcheck

Run under Linux (without installation)

$ ./run

Run under Windows

Install Python 2.7 (32-bit version), change into the win directory, run

C:\path\to\rednotebook\win> python

and add C:\gtkbin to your path. Now change back into the rednotebook directory and run

C:\path\to\rednotebook> python rednotebook/

Be sure to use the 32-bit version of Python! (Or install the 64-bit versions of the various dependencies required for the project.)


It is recommended to install RedNotebook with your package manager or to download the Windows installer. Follow the steps below only if your distribution has no RedNotebook package or you want to use a newer RedNotebook version.

Install RedNotebook in the global site-packages directory and make rednotebook command available globally:

sudo apt-get install python-pip
# Change into RedNotebook directory.
sudo pip install .

Install RedNotebook locally under ~/.local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/ and create ~/.local/bin/rednotebook executable:

sudo apt-get install python-pip
# Change into RedNotebook directory.
pip install --user .

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License notes

RedNotebook is published under the GPLv2+. Since it includes the elib.intl module ( which is released under the LGPLv3+, the resulting work is licensed under the GPLv3+.