Dear merveillians [sic?] and Mastodonians, any recommendations for good note taking software/workflows out there? Preferably open source and for Linux.
@johannesg Vim/Emacs have several famous options that store in plaintext. But really depends on your goals :-)
@peregrine Orgmode sounds awesome except it has always bugged me that it would force me to use a specific text editor (emacs) to reap the true benefits of it. I guess the same goes for Vim.
@eli_oat Finally put this online https://merveilles.town/@rosano/103375130932004623
@rosano wicked excited to take a look! Thanks so much for sharing.
@johannesg I am a big fan of the deft package for emacs. It allows you to write in whatever plaintext format you want, but keeps all the content easily accessible and searchable. I have a couple hundred notes tracked in Deft -- some are markdown, some org, other plain ol' txt files.
@johannesg +1 for Standard Notes. I currently use Left + Syncthing for note-taking across computers ^^
@tomupom Are you using Standard Notes + Left+Syncthing. Or just Left and Syncthing?
I am currently just using a texteditor + syncthing but I feel like I haven't found the right workflow to make it work. It usually ends up in chaos.
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