Skip to main content

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


screenshots/application_menu.png screenshots/updated_menu.png screenshots/collapse.png screenshots/context_menu.png screenshots/change_title.png screenshots/delete_or_not.png

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”

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Source Distribution

sticky-notes-2.3.tar.gz (15.6 kB view hashes)

Uploaded source

Supported by

AWS AWS Cloud computing Datadog Datadog Monitoring Facebook / Instagram Facebook / Instagram PSF Sponsor Fastly Fastly CDN Google Google Object Storage and Download Analytics Huawei Huawei PSF Sponsor Microsoft Microsoft PSF Sponsor NVIDIA NVIDIA PSF Sponsor Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Salesforce Salesforce PSF Sponsor Sentry Sentry Error logging StatusPage StatusPage Status page