Looking for a cool sticky notes application for Ubuntu? Look no further than Indicator Stickynotes. This app lets you create as many post-it notes on your desktop as you wish in Ubuntu.

It will come in handy if you need to remind yourself of tasks that you must do later. There are many applications with similar functions in Windows, but if you’re using Ubuntu, then Indicator Stickynotes is your best bet.

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to easily install it in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin).


  • Install Indicator Stickynotes in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens run the commands below to add it PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:umang/indicator-stickynotes




Finally, run the commands below to update your system as well as install Indicator Stickynotes.

ssudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install indicator-stickynotes




Logout or Restart and enjoy!