Go For It!: A Simple Todo.txt-Based To-Do List Manager And Timer Productivity App

Go For It! is a simple, yet very useful 2 in 1 productivity app which includes to-do list management as well as a timer, available for Linux and Windows.
The to-do list and timer are used together: simply select a task and switch to the timer tab to activate it. From the Timer tab, you can choose to mark a task as done, skip or pause it at any time:

When the timer runs out (and 60 seconds before), a notification is displayed so you don’t need to have the app focused the whole time.
To see the app in action, check out the video below created by the Go For It! developer:

(direct video link)

Go For it! stores to-do lists in the Todo.txt format, which we’ve covered a few times here, on WebUpd8 (like Todo Indicator – by the way, you can use in combination with Go For It! or any other Todo.txt app) and what makes this special is that it’s easy to edit, migrate and synchronize across devices. Since there are numerous Todo.txt-based applications (GUIs for any OS, including mobile, command line tools, etc.), you can simply store the lists in Dropbox (or whatever cloud storage you’re using) and access them on any device or even use a text editor to edit or add new tasks.
The application is written in Vala and GTK and its user interface is inspired by the elementary OS and GNOME design philosophy (and simplicity), which means it uses header bars however, it uses a traditional titlebar under desktop environments that don’t fully support header bars, such as Unity.

Install / Download Go For It!

Go For It! is available in a PPA, for Ubuntu 15.04, 14.04 and 12.04 (and Linux Mint 17.x and 13). To add the PPA and install it in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and derivatives, use the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mank319/go-for-it
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install go-for-it

There are no packages for Ubuntu 15.10 yet, but you can install the Ubuntu 15.04 package in Ubuntu 15.10 and it should work.
Arch Linux users can install Go For It! via AUR (git).
For other Linux distributions, grab the source from GitHub.
Windows binaries can be downloaded from HERE.

Thanks to Mehdi for the tip!

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