Stretchly is a free and open source reminder app for Linux, Windows, MacOS, BSD and Android.When you are working on your computer it reminds about to take break in your work. It is a simple app and stays in your system tray and displaying a reminder window with idea for a break. It also comes with command-line support.
You can customize the break ideas, break interval, sunrise time, break postpone, Play sound at the start of the Break, Volume and more.
Install Stretchly on Ubuntu
Stretchly is available via the portable AppImage, snap and native deb file formats.
Install Stretchly via AppImage:
Download Stretchly in a portable AppImage file format based on your system from the above Download link and save it in your Downloads folder. Here the downloaded file name is “Stretchly-1.4.0.AppImage”. You can change below commands based on your downloaded file name. Open the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) and run below commands.
sudo chmod +x ~ Stretchly-1.4.0.AppImage
Install Stretchly via Snap:
In your terminal run below Stretchly snap installation command.
sudo snap install stretchly
And open via
Install Stretchly via DEB:
Download Stretchly in DEB package file and save it on your Downloads folder. And run below commands.
sudo dpkg -i Stretchly_1.4.0_amd64.deb
sudo apt install -f
Here “Stretchly_1.4.0_amd64.deb” is the downloaded file name. That’s it.