Evernote alternatives for Ubuntu

By | January 20, 2015
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Evernote is an open-source software suite, consisting of various applications designed for note taking and archiving. It provides a wide array of features like sorting notes into folders, tagging, editing, giving comments, searching, etc. coupled with some really great web services. Now this kind of applications would be of really great help for Ubuntu users. So in this post, we will help you to find the best Evernote alternatives available on Ubuntu.

So, lets begin with our list of Evernote alternatives for Ubuntu:


NixNote (Previously called Nevernote)

NixNote is an open source clone of Evernote that works on Linux, which supports most of the features of Evernote like tagging notes, previewing them, etc. It also includes other features like changing background tiles, highlighting text, rotating images, enhanced security, etc. However, Ubuntu user must be aware of the fact that it does not integrate well with GNOME desktop environment. To view more information, click here.

To download NixNote, click here or open the terminal and type the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:vincent-c/nevernote
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nevernot



RedNotebook offers a completely different experience, as compared to other Evernote clients. It contains a combined notebook and calender that lets your perform enhanced note taking functions. You can also export your notes to PDF, HTML, Text format, etc. It also takes regular backups of your data for added security. To know more about it, click here.

Click here to download.



BasKet Note Pads

BasKet is basically a rich note-taking application for Linux users .  It allows you to keep notes in “baskets” . Various kinds of objects can be kept in baskets . You can perform a wide range of operations on them . To know more , click here.

Click here to download BasKet Note Pads from the Ubuntu Software Center.



It is an unofficial Evernote client available for Ubuntu. This application supports the default Unity environment in Ubuntu. You can even log into you Evernote account, and continue working through your notes. Thus you can easily work with your old Evernote account with the added advantage of Ubuntu!

To install Everpad, open the terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T and type the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nvbn-rm/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install everpad


Then again, you can also run Evernote in in Ubuntu directly using wine.

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