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Old 08-27-2007, 12:25 AM   #1
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Any utility to write notes and search in notes?

Hi, do you guys know of any Linux utility that is good for letting me jot down notes --simple ones, just a few words, no more than say 50-- but then later on allow me to search through all my notes for certain keywords? I know it sounds like a job for a mini database or a spreadsheet but I don't want to load a huge program for such a simple task. I'd like something lean and fast that has only those functions: New note, Edit note, Search in notes.

I would thereafter -when I have more time- organize and export my notes to a proper database or spreadsheet.

BTW, I'm using Kontact on FedoraCore6 right now, so it'd be beautiful if the proposed utility could be compatible with Kontact.

Old 08-27-2007, 01:42 AM   #2
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K Jots should do it. Under Utilities PIM.
Old 08-29-2007, 05:01 AM   #3
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you guys know of any Linux utility that is good for letting me jot down notes

Tomboy Notes is another utility for jotting brief notes and recalling later using keywords.


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