RedNotebook – A Modern Diary and Journal for Ubuntu

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RedNotebook is a modern journal which includes a calendar navigation, customizable templates, export functionality and word clouds. You can also format, tag and search your entries. It also support Twitter style hash-tags.

RedNotebook released latest 1.9.0 version with features and bug fixes.

RedNotebook Feature Summary and bug fixes

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

How to install – using Terminal

To install RedNotebook in Ubuntu using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:rednotebook/stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install rednotebook


  • Type RedNotebook in dash. Click the launcher icon.
  • For Gnome, go to Applications -> Office -> RedNotebook
RedNotebook running in Ubuntu
RedNotebook running in Ubuntu


How to uninstall

To uninstall xyz run below commands in terminal.

sudo apt-get remove rednotebook

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