jTimeSched is a small time tracking utility written in Java. It lets you keep track of your projects by recording the amount of time spent on each individual task.  


  • Clean GUI
  • Tasks can be categorized by color
  • Ability to create an unlimited number of tasks
  • Additional notes can be added 
  • "Portable" application (No installation is required)
  • Keyboard shortcuts support
  • Detailed stats

Timer in action

To run jTimeSched on Ubuntu, simply download the application archive from (HERE), then issue the following commands into a terminal window:

sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre #In case you don't have Java