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)
Run under Linux (without installation)
Run under Windows
Install Python 2.7 (32-bit version), change into the
C:\path\to\rednotebook\win> python create-build-env.py
C:\gtkbin to your path. Now change back into the rednotebook
directory and run
C:\path\to\rednotebook> python rednotebook/journal.py
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
sudo apt-get install python-pip # Change into RedNotebook directory. pip install --user .
- The authors of the programs listed under 'Requirements'.
- Everaldo Coelho (www.everaldo.com) for the original icon (easymoblog.png) and Ciaran for the excellent redesign.
- The txt2tags team (http://txt2tags.net) for their super cool markup tool.
- The people behind the Tango Icon Project and the creators of the Human Theme. Their work can be downloaded from http://tango.freedesktop.org/.
- Ahmet Öztürk and Lifeograph for his markup highlighting idea
- Hannes Matuschek: The code for markup highlighting uses a specialized version of his pygtkcodebuffer module (http://code.google.com/p/pygtkcodebuffer/).
- Dieter Verfaillie for his elib.intl module (https://github.com/dieterv/elib.intl)
- Eitan Isaacson: RedNotebook took his idea and some code for converting HTML documents to PDF (http://github.com/eeejay/interwibble/).
RedNotebook is published under the GPLv2+. Since it includes the elib.intl module (https://github.com/dieterv/elib.intl) which is released under the LGPLv3+, the resulting work is licensed under the GPLv3+.