Install Todoman on Debian 11 Bullseye Server - Step by step guide ?

Todoman is a to-do list manager for busy server admins. We have all used some sort of To-do apps, created dozens of lists, and then never implemented them. The main reason for zero implementation is the complexity of to-do apps. Today, we will observe a new soft of to-do app that lives on your server. It is lightweight and helps you get along with your system administration job. You will find that not only Todoman is a lightweight server application but also very simple to configure and use.

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install Todoman on your Debian 11 Bullseye Server using the LXQT desktop environment.

Steps to install Todoman on Debian 11 Bullseye system

1. Install Todoman

Todoman exists in Debian 11 repositories, so we will use official binaries to extract and install the application. You need to have admin privileges on your server before you could install the packages.Simply run the following command to begin the installation process:

$ sudo apt install todoman

2. Verify Todoman Installation

We successfully installed Todoman in the previous step. We are ready to figure out if it is installed or not. You will need the following command to check if you have the software on your system or not. It will also show you the version number:

$ todoman --version

How to Configure and Launch Todoman on Debian 11 Server ?

Before we could begin using Todoman, we will need to configure it. We would recommend the following settings for you:

# A glob expression which matches all directories relevant.
path = "~/.local/share/calendars/*"
date_format = "%m-%d-%Y"
time_format = "%HH:%MM"
default_list = "Work"
default_due = 72

Name it as config.py and you are ready to begin. To launch Todoman on the Debian 11 server, you simply need to invoke the utility, and it will shine out. Use the following command to begin using Todoman:

$ todoman

How to uninstall Todoman from your Debian 11 system ?

You can simply run the below apt command to remove Todoman:

$ sudo apt remove todoman

We can use the following command to remove todoman configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge todoman

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This article covers how to install todoman on Debian 11 system. In fact, Todoman is a simple, standards-based, cli todo (aka: task) manager. Todos are stored into icalendar files, which means you can sync them via CalDAV using, for example, vdirsyncer.

How To Uninstall todoman from Ubuntu 21.04 ?

To uninstall only the todoman package we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove todoman

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