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

Project description

Sticky Notes for Ubuntu

Stick your notes to your desktop


  • Markdown Support
  • Links support (ctrl + left click opens link in default browser)
  • 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 git-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 terminal run:


To run indicator in background

nohup start-sticky-notes &


screenshots/application_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
  • show all the notes in app indicator menu
  • Add Application Icon in the Dash


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