Project Hamster is time tracking for individuals. It helps you to keep track on how much time you have spent during the day on activities you choose to track.

Hamster applet clicked

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Whenever you change from doing one task to other, you change your current activity in Hamster. After a while you can see how many hours you have spent on what. Maybe print it out, or export to some suitable format, if time reporting is a request of your employee.

  • Hamster is written in PyGTK, using SQLite for data storage.
  • Code is here (git checkout url: git://
  • Ideas and bug reports are welcome at

If you are having trouble with the hamster applet, please check troubleshooting first.