Todo Indicator – Applet Indicator task list

Todo Indicator

Todo Indicator – simple AppIndicator, allowing you to reap the benefits and simplicity todo.txt. The indicator displays the list of tasks in the file todo.txt and allows you to mark tasks as done directly through the indicator.

todo.txt popular minimalist format task lists, in which, you guessed it, the data is stored in a simple text file. There are a large number of clients for todo.txt, including iPhone and even command line clients. Since this format can be read by both men and machines, you can work with tasks via a simple text editor from any operating system, synchronize them with clouds, such as Dropbox and so on.
Todo Indicator does not provide us with the task editor or something. Clicking on the edit button of the menu display, you will get opened in a text editor file todo.txt. Tasks from your file todo.txt immediately appear in Todo AppIndicator.

Install Todo Indicator:

As there was PPA repository and deb files for Todo Indicator, the team WebUpd8 have downloaded it to your main PPA. To add this repository and install Todo Indicator in Linux Mint, use the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install todo-indicator
If you do not want to add the PPA repository (you will not receive automatic updates), you can download the .deb package from here and install it manually.
You will not find in the menu Todo Indicator. Instead, after installation, re-enter the system and the led should start automatically. If you don’t want to re-enter the system after installation Todo Indicator, press ALT + F2 and run the command:
todo-indicator todo.txt

Todo indicator

By default Todo Indicator keeps your file todo.txt in your home folder. If you want to place it somewhere else, for example, in your Dropbox folder, open the startup application, locate the “Todo Indicator” edit this entry and add the path where you want to place the file todo.txt.


For example, if you want the file todo.txt stored in your Dropbox folder, you need to change the command to make it look something like this:

/usr/bin/todo-indicator /home/USER/Dropbox/todo.txt
(“USER” is Your username, so change it to her; using relative paths will not work with startup, so don’t use, for example, something like ~/Dropbox).
Good Luck!!!

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