jrnl

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Collect your thoughts and notes without leaving the command line.

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jrnl
is a simple journal application for the command line.

Its goal is to facilitate the rapid creation and viewing of journal entries. It is flexible enough to support different use cases and organization strategies. It is powerful enough to search through thousands of entries and display, or "filter," only the entries you want to see.

jrnl
includes support for 128-bit AES encryption using cryptography.Fernet.

In a Nutshell

To make a new entry, just enter

jrnl yesterday: Called in sick. Used the time to clean the house and write my
book.

yesterday:
is interpreted by
jrnl
as a timestamp. Everything until the first sentence ending (either
.
,
?
, or
!
) is interpreted as the title, and the rest as the body. In your journal file, the result will look like this:
[2012-03-29 09:00] Called in sick.
Used the time to clean the house and write my book.

Entering

jrnl
without any arguments launches an external editor where you can write your entry.
jrnl
will generate a time stamp for the entry after you save and close the editor window.

For more information, please read the documentation.

Contributors

Maintainers

Our maintainers help keep the lights on for the project:

Please thank them if you like

jrnl
!

Code Contributors

This project is made with love by the many fabulous people who have contributed.

jrnl
couldn't exist without each and every one of you!

If you'd also like to help make

jrnl
better, please see our contributing documentation.

Financial Backers

Another way show support is through direct financial contributions. These funds go to covering our costs, and are a quick way to show your appreciation for

jrnl
.

Become a financial contributor and help us sustain our community.

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