Stretchly is a free open source reminder app for Linux, Windows, MacOS, BSD and Android. When working on a computer, it reminds me to interrupt my work. It’s a simple app that stays in your system tray and displays a reminder window for break ideas. It also comes with command line support.
You can customize break ideas, break intervals, sunrise times, break postponements, play sound at break start, volume and more.
Install Stretchly on Ubuntu
Stretchly is available in portable AppImage, snap, and native deb file formats.
Install Stretchly via AppImage.
Download Stretchly in the system-based portable AppImage file format from the download link above and save it in your download folder. The file name downloaded here is “Stretchly-1.4.0.AppImage”. You can change the following commands based on the downloaded file name. Open the terminal app (ctrl + alt + t) and execute the following command.
sudo chmod +x ~ Stretchly-1.4.0.AppImage
Install Stretchly via snap.
In the terminal, run under the Stretchly snap installation command.
sudo snap install stretchly
And open via
Install Stretchly via DEB.
Download Stretchly Save to the DEB package file and save to the download folder. Then execute the following command.
sudo dpkg -i Stretchly_1.4.0_amd64.deb
sudo apt install -f
Here, “Stretchly_1.4.0_amd64.deb” is the name of the downloaded file. that’s it.
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