BasKet Note Pads

Utilities

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Score 77.3%
Description:

This multi-purpose note-taking application can helps you to:

- Easily take all sort of notes
- Collect research results and share them
- Centralize your project data and re-use them
- Quickly organize your toughts in idea boxes
- Keep track of your information in a smart way
- Make intelligent To Do lists
- And a lot more...

This application provides several baskets where to drop every sort of notes: rich text, links, images, sounds, files, colors, application launcher...
Objects can be edited, copied, dragged... So, you can arrange them as you want!
This application can be used to quickly drop web objects (link, text, images...) or notes, as well as to free your clutered desktop (if any).
It is also useful to collect informations for a report. Those data can be shared with co-workers by exporting baskets to HTML.

For a more complete presentations, see:
http://basket.kde.org/

For a lot more screenshots showing all windows if the application, see:
http://basket.kde.org/screenshots.php

You can also take part in the BasKet Note Pads Usability Project to help improve this application:
http://basket.openusability.org/
Last changelog:

9 years ago

bugmenot3

2 years ago

Version 2.11 is released: https://launchpad.net/basket/kde4/2.11b

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olahaye74

3 years ago

Is this project still alive? It's not in Fedora23 anymore :-/ (I had to find an external package).

If dead, any alternative? Any way to export content?

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kaismh

4 years ago

There are some recent updates at https://github.com/basket-notepads/basket

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aftermarketgirl

6 years ago

Still unmatched for free-form note taking on an infinite canvas. Grouping/tagging/filtering. Way ahead of its time, and still superior to the alternatives despite being an abandoned project.

I hope that one day someone picks up this project and adds cloud sharing and compiles it across platforms for better collaboration.

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Strahlex

5 years ago

This kind of application is kind of a gap in the market. A QML rewrite should be kickstarted.

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alvanx

6 years ago

http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=basket-devel&max_rows=25&style=nested&viewmonth=201303

Now the maintainers are actually planning to announce that it was abandoned. Really hope somebody will pick it up - and maybe rewrite it in Qt5?? :-)

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m00nraker

5 years ago

Yes, please, this project needs new developers who continue or start a new beginning. The best thing would be a complete state of the art code rewrite on Qt 5 basis or better on Frameworks 5 basis. A state of the art note taking application like BNP would be so great. No Microsoft OneNote or KJots anymore.
Dreaming of it since years...

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Strahlex

5 years ago

Start a crowd-funding campaign. I would definitely bake it. It even could contain some cloud stuff syncing baskets and stuff (business people like cloud stuff).

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alvanx

5 years ago

Oh that would be awesome. Though it seems like they still haven't made up their minds.

If I can add one more item to your wishlist: online sync so I can use the same software on different systems. :-)

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KitchM

6 years ago

This program is no longer supported. It is not only not the best in the category, but it can cause problems that will not be fixed. I cannot even uninstall it. (CherryTree will import the files and arrange them almost exactly as they were before, even when Basket cannot open its own files.)

It is strongly advised that one not install or attempt to use it. And all references to promoting it should be removed from the Internet.

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guiuri

7 years ago

Is there a way to make donations to this project?

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Holmes245

6 years ago

Or maybe just make it a paid app? That way, it won't be abandoned like most open source software is?

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Strahlex

5 years ago

There is a lot of good and maintained software out there most supported by companies. However a note taking application seems to be no stuff serious enough to maintain and to develop even Google has closed down their note taking service. Weird because many would like to pay for such an application. Open source does not mean it has to be free. I definitely would be pay 1€/m subscription for a good note taking application on linux and I think many users would.

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guiuri

7 years ago

Hello, I recently discovered BasketNote and now I use it as my default note taking application.

It is still missing a windows version (I would like to use it at work too).

Unfortunately it seems to be now "at Drydock" for two years.

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m00nraker

7 years ago

Hi, is Basket Note Pads currently unmaintained?
Last entry on the dev mailing list (sourceforge) is of Nov 2011. Will there be a final 2.0 or is it stuck? Who knows anything?

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Holmes245

6 years ago

To be honest, I'm not surprised. Every developer who develops a open source software and then abandons it provides a reason for not using open source software. I was looking to move over to Linux and this was one of the apps I was looking at to possibly be an alternative to OneNote but nope - just another abandoned app. Linux is more work than it's worth - sticking to Windows/Mac. Thanks to the developers of BNP.

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soliphant

7 years ago

When I try to use this feature,the screen locks up. The esc key to quit does't work and the enter key does not put the selected screen zone into the basket. The only way to move forward it seems is to do a ctl-alt-delete and logoff.

I am running Ubuntu 11.10, KDE 4.7.3, and Basket of Notes 1.81.

I installed Basket from the Ubuntu Software Center. KDE as well.

I am also running a dual screen setup and the screen clipping is coming from monitor 2 while basket is running on monitor 1.

Does anyone have any ideas on what may be wrong?

Thanks, Steve

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erngab

7 years ago

I use Ubuntu

Sample
http://img522.imageshack.us/img522/9185/selection001y.png

http://img21.imageshack.us/img21/410/selection002hv.png

Thanks

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eyemole

8 years ago

Hi, This is awesome app. Its design is beautiful . I miss cloud sync button in this app (may be google or something else.) . Also I find no ability to search notes in all the baskets in one go.

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qop

8 years ago

Hi, just sharing this, I see that more than a few are having this problem when building where Gpgmepp is not found. The path is not upper-case in at least some systems. Maybe you could add this alias to your script?

Cheers, and thank you SO much for working in this application! :)

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AugustFalcon

8 years ago

Using 1.8.1 on openSuSE 11.3 under GNOME and it reports KDE 4.6.0 being used.

I got caught once again by your Backup Restore dialog and am unable to get back to where I was or to figure out how to do it.

What I wanted to do: Set a backup location in a preexisting directory on a different physical drive.

What I did not want to do: change the location where Baskets stores its files.

What Baskets did: Changed the location where it keeps the files to my preexisting directory on the different physical drive leaving the current files in ~/.kde4/share/apps/basket/baskets

Now I cannot change back because the .kde directory is not visible in your backup/restore dialog. Nor can I somehow import the old files/baskets into the new location using Baskets for the same reason.

How can I get back to using the normal directory and the files it already contains?

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standingstone

8 years ago

hi, i'm using 2.0 beta 2 on mint (gnome) and it's all working great (thanks) except for encryption.
i'm getting the "encryption not supported" etc. message and no option to add a password when you right click.
i've installed libgpgme11-dev but to no avail.
any help much appreciated as i really need password protection to work!

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standingstone

8 years ago

hi, i'm using 2.0 beta 2 on mint (gnome) and it's all working great (thanks) except for encryption.
i'm getting the "encryption not supported" etc. message and no option to add a password when you right click.
i've installed libgpgme11-dev but to no avail.
any help much appreciated as i really need password protection to work!

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emo1pl1

7 years ago

Sorry for my english

change configuration

MENU->Settings->Baskets
set checkbox Use GnuPG

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standingstone

7 years ago

thanks, if i switch back to basket i'll give that a try.
unfortunately i decided to abandon basket a while back as it doesn't seem to be being activley developed, a shame as i like the layout and features.
now using cherrytree, which shows a lot of promise.

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