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Description

CherryTree should be deleted since it's not a self-hosting app

sorry

Programming language: C++
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
Tags: Note     Note-taking & Editors     Rich Text    
Latest version: v0.39.3

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README

CherryTree

A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single XML or SQLite file. The project home page is giuspen.com/cherrytree.

Installation Guide

Links on used libraries

https://www.gtkmm.org/en/documentation.shtml https://developer.gnome.org/gtkmm-tutorial/stable/ https://developer.gnome.org/gtkmm/stable/ https://developer.gnome.org/gtkmm/stable/hierarchy.html

https://developer.gnome.org/gtksourceviewmm/stable/

https://developer.gnome.org/libxml++-tutorial/stable/ https://developer.gnome.org/libxml++/stable/

https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/gspell https://developer.gnome.org/gspell/stable/

Build/Debug with Visual Studio Code on Linux

https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/setup/linux required installation of Extension "C/C++"

cd cherrytree
code .

Build with: Ctrl+Shift+B Debug with: F5

Build/Debug with Visual Studio Code using a container

It is possible to use a container as a full-featured development environment from VS Code. This works on any operating system that supports Docker.

  1. Install the system requirements.
  2. Open the project in VS Code.
  3. (optional) Edit .devcontainer/devcontainer.json to set your DISPLAY environment variable and/or edit other settings. It is also possible to run the container on a remote Docker host, see the comment at the end.
  4. Run the Remote-Containers: Open Folder in Container... command.
  5. See previous section for Build and Debug instructions.

To create a debian package

./build.sh deb

Building Cherrytree on Ubuntu

Install dependencies:

sudo apt install build-essential cmake ninja-build libgtkmm-3.0-dev libgtksourceviewmm-3.0-dev libxml++2.6-dev libsqlite3-dev gettext libgspell-1-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libuchardet-dev libfmt-dev libspdlog-dev gnome-icon-theme

Note: On Debian10 / Ubuntu 18.04 libfmt-dev and libspdlog-dev are not used since too old; bundled source code is built instead Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

Install documentation:

sudo apt install devhelp libgtkmm-3.0-doc libgtksourceviewmm-3.0-doc libglibmm-2.4-doc libpangomm-1.4-doc libxml++2.6-doc libgspell-1-doc

devhelp

xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libgtkmm-3.0-doc/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libgtksourceviewmm-3.0-doc/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libglibmm-2.4-doc/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libpangomm-1.4-doc/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libxml++2.6-doc/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libgspell-1-dev/html/index.html

Building Cherrytree on Arch

Install dependencies:

sudo pacman -S gtksourceviewmm libxml++2.6 gspell uchardet fmt spdlog

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

Building Cherrytree on Gentoo

Install dependencies:

sudo emerge --newuse gtkmm gtksourceviewmm glibmm pangomm gspell libxml2 sqlite curl uchardet libfmt spdlog

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree/
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

Building Cherrytree on Fedora

Install dependencies:

sudo dnf install @development-tools gcc-c++ libtool autoconf gtkmm30-devel gtksourceviewmm3-devel libxml++-devel libsq3-devel gettext-devel gettext intltool libxml2 gspell-devel cmake ninja-build libcurl-devel uchardet-devel fmt spdlog-devel

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

(OPTIONAL) Download Documentation

sudo dnf install gtkmm30-doc gtksourceviewmm3-doc glibmm24-doc glibmm24-doc libxml++-doc

(OPTIONAL) Open Documentation

xdg-open /usr/share/doc/gtkmm-3.0/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/gtksourceviewmm-3.0/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/glibmm-2.4/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/pangomm-1.4/reference/html/index.html
xdg-open /usr/share/doc/libxml++2.6/reference/html/index.html

Building Cherrytree on Opensuse

Install dependencies:

sudo zypper install cmake ninja gcc-c++ gtkmm3-devel gtksourceviewmm3_0-devel gspell-devel libxml++26-devel sqlite3-devel libcurl-devel libuchardet-devel fmt spdlog-devel

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

Building Cherrytree on MacOS

Cherrytree is now part of Homebrew!

brew update
brew install cherrytree

If for any reason you prefer to build it yourself, install dependencies:

brew install cmake ninja pkg-config python3 adwaita-icon-theme fmt gspell gtksourceviewmm3 libxml++ spdlog uchardet curl

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree

Building Cherrytree on Windows

Install MSYS2: https://www.msys2.org/ (we cover here the packages for 64 bit installation)

Launch 'MSYS2 MinGW 64-bit' terminal (there are 3 different terminals, make sure it is 64-bit otherwise it will cause issues)

Run the following command multiple times there until there are no more updates:

pacman -Syuu

Install required packages to build cherrytree:

# toolchain, cmake, ninja
pacman -S --needed --noconfirm mingw-w64-x86_64-toolchain mingw-w64-x86_64-cmake mingw-w64-x86_64-ninja
# gtkmm3, gtksourceviewmm3, libxml++2.6, sqlite3
pacman -S --needed --noconfirm mingw-w64-x86_64-gtkmm3 mingw-w64-x86_64-gtksourceviewmm3 mingw-w64-x86_64-libxml++2.6 mingw-w64-x86_64-sqlite3
# gspell, curl, uchardet, fmt, spdlog
pacman -S --needed --noconfirm mingw-w64-x86_64-gspell mingw-w64-x86_64-curl mingw-w64-x86_64-uchardet mingw-w64-x86_64-fmt mingw-w64-x86_64-spdlog
# gettext, git, nano, meld3
pacman -S --needed --noconfirm mingw-w64-x86_64-gettext git nano mingw-w64-x86_64-meld3

use native windows theme

mkdir /etc/gtk-3.0
nano /etc/gtk-3.0/settings.ini
[Settings]
gtk-theme-name=win32

console settings

nano ~/.bashrc
CHERRYTREE_CONFIG_FOLDER="C:/Users/${USER}/AppData/Local/cherrytree"
[ -d ${CHERRYTREE_CONFIG_FOLDER} ] || mkdir -p ${CHERRYTREE_CONFIG_FOLDER}
alias l="ls -lah --color"
alias g=git
bind '"\e[A":history-search-backward'
bind '"\e[B":history-search-forward'

Get cherrytree source, compile and run:

git clone https://github.com/giuspen/cherrytree.git
cd cherrytree
git submodule update --init
./build.sh
./build/cherrytree.exe

Troubleshooting:

  • Cannot build: make sure to start 64-bit terminal
  • Cannot build: remove cherrytree/build folder and start build.sh script again
  • Cannot start cherrytree: you either have to run cherrytree from the msys2 mingw64 terminal or copy and replace cherrytree in cherrytree_0.99.X_win64_portable folder (downloaded from the site) by the new one, so dependencies are fulfilled