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'''Zim''' - cross-platform personal wiki software
[[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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'''Key links''' :
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* Website: https://zim-wiki.org
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* Wikipedia: [[Wikipedia:Zim (software)]]
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== Trends ==
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[[Tomboy]] used to be more popular, but according to [[Google Trends]], Zim is winning that head-to-head battle:
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* [https://trends.google.com/trends/explore?date=all&q=%2Fm%2F0hzp77n,%2Fm%2F04j4yy Google Trends: Zim vs Tomboy]
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== Markup ==
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Zim has a [[Dokuwiki]]-derived format that is partially supported by [[pandoc]] as "ZimWiki" markup. Writing is supported, but reading isn't supported yet.
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== Links ==
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* Website: https://zim-wiki.org
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* Wikipedia: [[Wikipedia:Zim (software)|ZimWiki]]
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* Reddit: https://reddit.com/r/ZimDW
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* AlternativeTo: https://alternativeto.net/software/zim---a-desktop-wiki/
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* Pinboard: https://pinboard.in/t:zim
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* Github: https://github.com/zim-desktop-wiki/
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== Commentary ==
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=== RobLa ===
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:''Commentary from [[User:RobLa]]''
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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.
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There are many interesting attributes that are both positives and negatives:
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* Mature codebase with a lot of users
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* Uses a markup language partially supported in in pandoc
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* Many, many features
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* Unique non-[[Markdown]] markup
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* GUI is very focused on the [[GNOME]] desktop
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Latest revision as of 12:31, 22 December 2020

Wikipedia has an article on:

<< Category:GNOME

Zim - cross-platform personal wiki software

Key links :

Trends[edit source]

Tomboy used to be more popular, but according to Google Trends, Zim is winning that head-to-head battle:

Markup[edit source]

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

Links[edit source]

Commentary[edit source]

RobLa[edit source]

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