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Is there a pomodoro app that's available for Ubuntu 12.04 that can be installed using sudo or from the package manager?

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Gnome-shell

You can use this extension in GNOME shell for pomodoro indicator.


Unity

The pomodoro-indicator as referenced by the other answerer doesn't work straight out of the box. We first have to fix the icon so it appears on the Unity panel.

Follow the commands and hopefully it works for you:

wget https://launchpad.net/pomodoro-indicator/trunk/0.0.2/+download/pomodoro-indicator-0.0.2.tar.gz
wget https://launchpad.net/pomodoro-indicator/trunk/0.0.1/+download/pomodoro-indicator-0.0.1.tar.gz
tar xvf pomodoro-indicator-0.0.2.tar.gz
tar xvf pomodoro-indicator-0.0.1.tar.gz
cp -R pomodoro-indicator-0.0.2/* pomodoro-indicator-0.0.1/
cd pomodoro-indicator-0.0.1; gedit setup.py

In line 112, remove # from the following line:

#package_data = {"pomodoro": ["images/*.png", ]}

Save the file.

sudo python setup.py install
pomodoro-indicator

Pomodoro indicator will now appear in the Unity panel.


Reference:

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What would be a good way to have pomodoro-indicator auto-start with unity? –  Ezequiel Muns Sep 25 '12 at 1:11
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Thanks jokerdino. Do you think it's possible to run it in raring? If it's python it doesn't need to be compiled right? I tried apt-get but there doesn't seem to be a "raring" release. –  faB Apr 29 '13 at 10:43
    
@faB no you don't use apt-get but download the source and install it from there. I haven't tested the answer for raring. So, I can't guarantee you much. –  jokerdino Apr 29 '13 at 15:01

Tomate https://launchpad.net/tomate

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:stvs/tomate
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tomate
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For Ubuntu + Unity this is currently the best choice that "just works". –  Ernest Jan 14 '13 at 1:10
    
If anyone is wondering, Tomate comes with an indicator. So you don't need to keep the full app open while using it. –  Dennis Jan 21 at 16:53

Tomighty

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Download link

Tomighty can't be installed from package manager (it's java applet), but it's my favorite because it has an indicator with countdown timer right on taskbar. The downside is that indicator background looks ugly when idle because of white background.

So I edited default png and filled it with ambiance background color. Save the image as "tomato-24.png" and put it tomighty's .jar file. http://i.imgur.com/Lf92P.png

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Its sound didn't work for Ubuntu. –  user13107 Jan 24 at 4:46

Pomodoroapp it's avalible in ubuntu, for more information see this links:

pomodoroapp in Ubuntu

Download pomodoroapp

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Please include info from the links. If they were to break, this answer would have little significance to other users. –  hexafraction Sep 22 '12 at 0:45
    
really nice tool ! this is the one I have chosen to use –  Stephane Rolland Sep 22 '12 at 23:06

Someone has already mentioned Tomighty here but I've gone ahead and packaged it for Ubuntu here

To install

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pwr22/tomighty
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tomighty
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