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A fast note-taking app for the UNIX terminal

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tv2 - Terminal Velocity 2

tv2 is a fast note-taking app for the UNIX terminal, that focuses on letting you create or find a note as quickly and easily as possible, then uses your $EDITOR to open and edit the note. It is heavily inspired by the OS X app Notational Velocity. For screenshots and features, see the Terminal Velocity website.


pip - Python package manager

To install tv2, run:

pip3 install tv2

Then to launch it just run:


To use a different notes directory, run:

tv2 path/to/your/notes/dir

To see all the command-line options, run:

tv2 -h

To quit the app, press ctrl-c or ctrl-x.

To upgrade tv2 to the latest version, run:

pip install --upgrade tv2

To uninstall it, run:

pip uninstall tv2

From Source

Ensure python modules urwid, setuptools and chardet are installed. Python-dev also.

apt install python-setuptools python-chardet python-urwid python-dev

Clone the repository from:

Move into tv2 directory you just cloned and run the following:

sudo python install


To contribute code to Terminal Velocity, see CONTRIBUTING.

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