Notion Alternatives for Linux

    Notion is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Standard Notes, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Notion and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Notion are Obsidian (Free Personal), CherryTree (Free, Open Source), Zim (Free, Open Source) and TiddlyWiki (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. Standard Notes is a simple and private notes app. It allows you to write and sync your notes across all your devices, including your iPhone, iPad, Mac, and web browser.
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      Standard Notes vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax It's a really good note app but not similar to notion
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

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    2. A second brain, for you, forever.The human brain is non-linear: we jump from idea to idea, all the time. Your second brain should work the same.
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      Obsidian vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax The first thing it's the possibility to work offline. It's opensource and free and it can be used in portable mode.
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

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      miguelgarza Because it's based on Markdown files, it's so much faster. It has its own syntax too, that prioritizes linking files/ideas easily, similar to Notion. Also, it has a super-easy plugin system for extending it if that's your jam.
      Positive comment 4 months ago

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    3. A hierarchical note taking application, featuring rich text and syntax highlighting, storing data in a single xml or sqlite file.
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      CherryTree vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax It's really good, free, portable etc The proble is the proprietary file system and it doens't work online
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

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    4. Zim brings the concept of a wiki to your desktop. Store information, link pages and edit with WYSISYG markup or directly typing some lightweight markup syntax and see it previewed as-you-type.
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      Zim vs Notion opinions
      Most users think Zim is a great alternative to Notion.
      LordMax really good but only for linux, in windows it's too limited
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

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    5. TiddlyWiki is a single html file with all the characteristics of a wiki - including all of the functionality (including editing, saving, tagging and searching) and the style sheet.
      Almost everyone thinks TiddlyWiki is a great alternative to Notion.


    6. Zettlr is a supercharged markdown editor that combines many writing editor features and collect them in one application. It aims at speeding up your workflow and help you write without any interruptions.
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      Zettlr vs Notion opinions
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      LordMax wonderfull system but only offline
      Positive comment about 2 months ago

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    7. Dynalist is a web app that lets you break down and organize your thoughts in the format of lists.
    8. TagSpaces is an open source personal data manager.It helps you organize and browse your files on every platform.Cross-platform file tagging and file finding
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    9. Knowledge base for your team:- A powerful editor with classical text and special widgets like diagrams, Swagger, GraphQL, code editor, changelogs and more coming;- Your team’s content is organized in spaces with document trees and are deep searchable;- Modern UX...
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      Archbee vs Notion opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Archbee is a great alternative to Notion.
      joreg20719 On the documentation side, it has a lot of similar functionalities and it's much easier to understand.
      Positive comment 9 months ago

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    10. Org-mode is for keeping notes, maintaining ToDo lists, doing project planning, and authoring with a fast and effective plain-text system.
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