Thursday, February 16, 2017

How To Install Rednotebook 1.15 on Ubuntu 16.04, 16.10

    RedNotebook is a journal app, with calendar support. Among others, it allows the users to add tags, use bold and italic characters, has support for images, spell check features, automatic saving and backup functions, and many others.

The latest version available is RedNotebook 1.15, which has been released recently, coming with changes.
  • Bundle pygtkspellcheck 4.0.5 since earlier versions contain a bug (lp:1615629).
  • Fix toggling autostart (lp:1628497).
  • Set system tray icon name (lp:1660129).
RedNotebook 1.15 Features:

  •     #Hashtags
  •     Format your text bold, italic or underlined
  •     Insert Images, files and links to websites
  •     Links and mail addresses are recognized automatically
  •     Spell Check
  •     Live-Search
  •     Automatic saving
  •     Backup to zip archive
  •     Word Clouds with most often used words and tags
  •     Templates
  •     Export the journal to plain text, HTML, Latex or PDF
  •     The data is stored in plain text files, no database is needed
  •     Translated into more than 30 languages
Installation instructions:

   The GetDeb repository contains the latest packages of Rednotebook, available for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and derivatives.

Opening terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and running the command:

Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb xenial-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

$ wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install rednotebook

Ubuntu 16.10 yakkety

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb yakkety-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

$ wget -q -O- | sudo apt-key add -

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install rednotebook


    To remove Rednotebook, simply run apt remove command with sudo:

$ sudo apt-get remove rednotebook

$ sudo apt-get autoremove
And you can remove the getdeb repository via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.

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