Gnote is a port of Tomboy to C++.

It is the same note taking application, including most of the add-ins (more are to come). Synchronization support is being worked on.


Gnote User Manual


Can be downloaded from

Software Packages

  • Fedora: includes Gnote in Fedora 10, 11 and 12. In Fedora 12 and above it is installed by default. For 10 & 11 you can:

 yum install gnote 

  • Debian: includes Gnote in the unstable repository:

 apt-get install gnote 

(packages for Debian Squeeze are available from (version 0.7.1), packages for Debian Lenny are available from

Latest Ubuntu packages are also available from

  • Arch Linux has gnote in community

 pacman -Syu gnote 

Source code

The source code is currently hosted by GNOME.

git clone git://

repository browser:

Reporting bugs

Submitting patches

Use git format-patch to make the patches against Git.

Mailing list


The IRC channel is #gnote on GimpNet: irc://


Aurimas ńĆernius

File format

The Gnote file format is the same as Tomboy's Note Format, but there no warranties about Tomboy being able to read them. You have been warned.


Apps/Gnote (last edited 2018-08-18 15:22:36 by AndreKlapper)