If you want to give your visitors the ability to share specific text snippets from a web page without relying on third-party services, then MASHA is just the ticket.
on 07/31/2012 – Made popular on 07/31/2012
I just ran into a problem with the snippets plugin of gedit 3.4.1 running on Ubuntu 12.04. The problem is that the snippets plugin stops working (i. e., doesn't react to keyboard shortcuts and tab-completion) when a file has an encoding other than UTF-8, e. g. ISO-8859-1.
As you might already know, I use a home-made Python script called Pygmynote to keep tabs on all kinds of data: from text snippets and links, to tasks and deadlines. Usually, I enter data in Pygmynote manually, but there are situations when having the ability to just push a text selection or link to Pygmynote's SQLite database can come in rather handy.
Pastebin services like Ubuntu Pastebin are handy for sharing text and code snippets with a minimum of fuss. And if you happen to use Tomboy as your tool of choice for storing and organizing scribbles and code snippets, you'll appreciate the PasteBinIt addin
For years, a staple tool I have relied on is a clipboard manager to keep tabs on reusable text snippets. The Linux desktop has several noteworthy clipboard managers. Some are much handier than others for working with parcels of text that I can easily swap from a clipping queue to a document or Web page form.