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I'm trying out the technique and I'm looking for a GUI clock applet to keep track of the time.

I've tried timer-applet found by apt-cache search gnome timer but I'm looking for something more visually appealing - can anyone recommend a program?

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You should take your pomodoro break from finding a timer in gnome :p – Lightly Salted Jun 8 '10 at 16:52
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kteatime (from KDE, but should work under Gnome) is quite nice:

But timer-applet also looks nice, so I'm not sure what you mean by "visually appealing". Could you explain?

If you want something simple but nice, you could also just write a shell script that plays a melody (random, if you want) every 25 minutes, or pops up a nice image...

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