Hamster Personal Time Keeping Tool

Hamster is a free and open source personal time keeping application for Windows, MacOS and Linux. Using this application you can track of how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track. You can create edit and delete activities, categories and tags and filter or group all things easily. It allows you to export reports in html, xml, ical and TSV file formats. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v3.0.


Install Hamster on Ubuntu Linux

Hamster is available via default Ubuntu repositories and flatpak package from flathub. Open the terminal application using ctrl+alt+t keys and run below commands one by one. It will install Hamster on your Ubuntu linux system.

sudo apt update
sudo apt install hamster-time-tracker

After the successful installation, run below command to start Hamster or open via show applications menu.


Hamster activity

Install Hamster via Flatpak:

Install flatpak and flathub on your Ubuntu based Linux system first and restart it. After that in terminal run below Hamster flatpak installation command.

flatpak install flathub org.gnome.Hamster

It will install Hamster on your system. Then run below command to start Hamster.

flatpak run org.gnome.Hamster

And uninstall it via

sudo flatpak uninstall org.gnome.Hamster

That’s all.

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