Apple Notes app for Ubuntu PC. How to install Mac-style note taking app Notes in Ubuntu 16.04. Use Apple Notes app on Ubuntu Systems. Notes is an open-source, cross-platform note taking application.
Download and Install the Notes app
Installing the Notes app is very easy. Download the application from the official website http://www.get-notes.com/download and once downloaded installed the .deb file. Run the following command to install the Notes app on Ubuntu:
sudo dpkg -i notes_0.9.0_i386.deb
Once installed, open the Notes app from Ubuntu Unity Dash or Terminal.
Notes may look and work differently on different desktop environments. Notes works perfectly on Ubuntu Unity, on other distributions you may see problems like no shadow on the window, no resizing etc. The problems are caused because of the window managers of the certain distribution.
Ctrl + N Create a new note
Ctrl + Delete Delete selected note
Ctrl + F Select the ‘Search’ box
Ctrl + E Erase the text in ‘Search’ box
Ctrl + L Set focus on notes list
Ctrl + Down Set focus on notes list and select one note down
Ctrl + Up Set focus on notes list and select one note Up
Down Select one note down
Up Select one note up
Enter Set focus on the selected note content
Ctrl + Shift + F Switch to fullscreen
Ctrl + Shift + L Maximize the application
Ctrl + Shift + M Minimize the application
Ctrl + Q Quit from the application