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The Apps I use the most are open source software in active development. Often, I notice bugs or I have ideas of possible improvements but I rarely have time to file a proper issue for every bug or a exhaustive post for a feature request. Thus, in this list I quickly note all the thoughts which pop up in my mind, hoping some day I’ll find enough time to effectively share my reports.



Signal #

Signal is the most secure and private messaging app in the world

  • markdown syntax (or any text formatting capability)
  • setting to choose to automatically download media



Loop habit tracker #

Loop Habit Tracker is an open source app for Self tracking

  • Add the capability of inserting daily numbers instead of boolean values only. (e.g. to track how many candies I ate)



Obsidian #

Obsidian is an awesome Zettelkasten management system which perfectly integrates with markdown and Jekyll.

  • choose to hide front matter when embedding other notes, even if “show YAML front matter” is switched on for the notes
  • printing all broken links
  • in editor mode last 2 letters are hidden. (fixed by setting .CodeMirror overflow: unset)
  • cursor error
  • make wiki-like links work in divs too



Cubbit #

Cubbit is a great decentralized cloud. I’m among the first backers and I love it.

  • Possibility to use a custom domain



Oxygen OS #

Oxygen OS is the Android flavor developed and used by OnePlus

  • match the lock screen and ambient display design (right now digital clocks have two different fonts and sizes)
  • add the capability to customize the alert slider



Joplin #

Joplin is a wonderful and complete note-taking app.

Note: I stopped using Joplin as my daily driver since November 2020 and I switched to Obsidian. The reasons why I did this are in this blog post.

Features requests #

  • Export to docx/odt: pandoc integration
  • Choose or edit formatting options of exported PDFs from GUI
  • Syntax Highlighting on mobile
  • Keyboard Shortcut for To-Do/Note conversion
  • display To-Dos on top after reminder rung
  • when a completed to-do has an indented point, dim it too
  • remove the delete confirmation button by adding a “Trash” notebook which empties itself automatically every x days
  • multiple simultaneous note editing
  • MOBILE ONLY: when clicking on reminder’s notification, go to the reminder in question
  • Notebook pinning
  • <br /> shortcut
  • Join the Common Mark standard
  • don’t create the _resources folder when exporting a note which hasn’t any attachments
  • Toggle an automatic table of content creation
  • Support for YAML front matter
  • Implement split view: two different notes side by side

Bugs #

  • cmd + E works only to switch external editing on, not to turn it off



Piwigo #

  • One thing I’m still trying to figure out is how to make more pictures appear for a gallery page. They are too few and it’s really complicated to modify the size of the thumbnail to make them look nice. ✅ 2021.01.07 it’s sufficient to go in the settings page of the user in question and change the value of “number of photos per page”
  • Sharing private galleries links (see GitHub issue)
  • Implement Collections, as in Flickr


Flickr2Piwigo #

A plugin to import pictures from Flickr.

  • Import album descriptions
  • Import Collections as parent albums



Zettlr #

Zettlr is the best Markdown editor out there.

Since November 2020 I stopped using Zettlr because its work could be made by Obsidian
  • Implement split view: two different notes side by side

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