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Stick your notes to your desktop (inspired from stickies for Mac)

Project Description

Stick your notes to your desktop


  • Markdown Support
  • Links support (ctrl + left click opens link in default browser)
  • Show all your notes in App Indicator, giving access to note on one click.
  • Identifier in the App Inidicator is the tile of the note. If the title is not set for note, the either previous title of uuid for note is shown
  • Collapse/ Expand your notes
  • Delete/ Hide individual notes
  • Hide All/ Show All notes at once
  • Set the title of match (default title: first 40 characters of note - shown when note is collapsed)
  • Change color of notes
  • Formatting Support (currently only bold is supported)


Install (PyPI)

sudo pip install -i sticky-notes

If icons are not working then use ::
 sudo gtk-update-icon-cache /usr/share/icons/hicolor


sudo pip uninstall sticky-notes

(Remove Data) In Home Directory

rm -r .stickies-data
rm .stickies.cfg


From Launcher run:
Sticky Notes

From terminal run:


To run indicator in background

nohup start-sticky-notes &


  • Notes Can be access from Application Indicator
  • Under Notes Submenu, clicking on menuitems will show their respective notes
  • Identifier of Note in App Indicator is updated as soon as the it is updated for the note.
  • If the tile of tou note is not set then the old title/ uuid of the note is shown as Identifier in the App Indicator
  • Window position between “Hide All” and “Show All” actions is preserved now
  • Added Launcher Icon


Known Issues

  • Ony BOLD style works
  • formating is not stored i.e. text will be plain next time you open


  • Develop common window to show all the notes
  • Update to remove all the data during “pip uninstall”
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