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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004630Kali Linux[All Projects] Kali Package Improvementpublic2018-03-13 10:18
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Product Version2018.1 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004630: Replace / Add a tool - CherryTree editor vs KeepNote
DescriptionI was the one who suggested KeepNote years ago as a tree-based note taking application. Unfortunately KeepNote is prone to crashing and has very weak support.

In the past few years a new, better editor which works on all major platforms has been released - CherryTree https://www.giuspen.com/cherrytree/ - open source, present in the ubuntu repos

Has much more features, lightweight, etc.

Hence I ask for the addition of CherryTree and / or replacing KeepNote with it.

It is invaluable in documenting large projects, pentests, etc.
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related to 0004269resolvedsbrun CherryTree - A hierarchical note taking application 



g0tmi1k (administrator)

Should already be in the repos 0004269 (https://bugs.kali.org/view.php?id=4269)


xorred (reporter)

The main point was to include it in the standard ISO, as it fully replaces keepnote - keepnote as such could be removed to save space, it would not be needed anymore.


rhertzog (administrator)

This switch already happened. keepnote is not in the meta-package any longer but cherrytree is:

But right now none of the options are very satisfying. Upstream development of cherrytree is not keeping up with the evolution of the environment. cherrytree has been dropped from Debian Testing:

And the upstream developer is far from having solved the problem since he's doing a full rewrite to another graphical library:

I have been using "zim" for ages and it fits my needs very well. It's also part of kali-linux-full. Does it meet all your use cases?

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2018-03-13 07:34 xorred New Issue
2018-03-13 07:52 g0tmi1k Relationship added related to 0004269
2018-03-13 07:53 g0tmi1k Status new => resolved
2018-03-13 07:53 g0tmi1k Resolution open => no change required
2018-03-13 07:53 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0008913
2018-03-13 09:46 xorred Status resolved => feedback
2018-03-13 09:46 xorred Resolution no change required => reopened
2018-03-13 09:46 xorred Note Added: 0008915
2018-03-13 09:49 g0tmi1k Status feedback => new
2018-03-13 09:49 g0tmi1k Resolution reopened => open
2018-03-13 09:49 g0tmi1k Category New Tool Requests => Kali Package Improvement
2018-03-13 10:18 rhertzog Note Added: 0008916
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