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[[Wikipedia:Zim (software)|ZimWiki]] - personal wiki software for GNOME that [https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=%2Fm%2F0hzp77n,%2Fm%2F04j4yy eventually replaced Tomboy as the most popular GNOME desktop option]
 
[[Wikipedia:Zim (software)|ZimWiki]] - personal wiki software for GNOME that [https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=%2Fm%2F0hzp77n,%2Fm%2F04j4yy eventually replaced Tomboy as the most popular GNOME desktop option]
   
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== Links ==
 
 
 
* Website
 
* Website
 
** https://zim-wiki.org
 
** https://zim-wiki.org

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ZimWiki - personal wiki software for GNOME that eventually replaced Tomboy as the most popular GNOME desktop option

Key links

Markup

Zim has a Dokuwiki-derived format that is partially supported by pandoc as "ZimWiki" markup. Writing is supported, but reading isn't supported yet.

Commentary

RobLa

Commentary from User:RobLa

I've been working with Zim off-and-on for many years now, since my migration from Tomboy in 2010. I loved the fact that Zim used the plain text files rather than Tomboy's database-based approach at the time.

There are many interesting attributes that are both positives and negatives:

  • Mature codebase with a lot of users
  • Uses a markup language partially supported in in pandoc
  • Many, many features
  • Unique non-Markdown markup
  • GUI is very focused on the Category:GNOME desktop