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Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 12:37 pm
by rushilotti
Hello,
I am looking for a cross platform planner app like google calendar
which can let me plan what i want to do and schedule what tasks i want to do before.
i want the app to work cross platform like on android as well as Linux.
please suggest me an application like that.
Thanks.

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 1:51 pm
by phd21
Hi rushilotti,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!

You can use Google Calendar and its tasks scheduler in both Android and Linux. There are many applications and applets and desklets and other "indicator" apps for doing this in Linux and on Android and other platforms.

"RedNotebook" might be another option as well, not sure if it has an Android version though.
https://rednotebook.sourceforge.io/

Hope this helps ...

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 2:38 pm
by rushilotti
Thanks,
I know google calendar. But I am trying to use less google products.Is there any good alternative to the calendar app which respects my privacy?

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 3:11 pm
by phd21
Hi rushilotti,

If you use a good Google password, you should be secure. It is also a good idea to change your passwords every now and then, like at least twice a year. Although Google may use some information for targeted ads, I do not think they use any information in some nefarious way.

fruux | Contacts, calendars & tasks for teams.
https://fruux.com/

Best Note Taking App - Organize Your Notes with Evernote
https://evernote.com/

Maybe these?
The Best Calendar App | Free & Simple Calendar | Any.do
https://www.any.do/calendar

? Kin Calendar - rep[lacement for "sunrise"
https://kin.today/


FYI: There are many Calendar and task applications that can access and sync with Google Calendars and tasks for all computer platforms and smartphones and tablets. There are also many calendar and task file formats (icalender, ical) that many different applications can use.

Older article with good information
How to Sync Calendars Between Linux and Android
https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/sync-cale ... x-android/

Hope this helps ...

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 11:45 pm
by rushilotti
Thanks,
These are really helpful.
I will check all the links you gave me :D

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:35 am
by phd21
Hi rushilotti,

You are welcome...

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Sat May 18, 2019 12:11 pm
by BenTrabetere
One to consider for the desktop is MineTime. https://minetime.ai/

It works with Google Calendar, Outlook.com, Microsoft Exchange, iCloud and any CalDAV service. The only thing missing is an Android app, but I have not found it to be an obstacle. I have calendars from a few sources; the calendar app I use plays nice with all of them, and MineTime plays nice with the sources and the calendar app.

I have been using MineTime for several months, and for the most part I have been pleased. It is available as both a 64-bit .DEB and an AppImage.

I use the AppImage, and it runs well on my antique system. I started with the AppImage because it gave the the opportunity to take MineTime for a test drive without the bother of installing it. I stuck with the AppImage because it works so well I have no incentive to change.

The AppImage and other releases is in the "Universal AppImage and other platforms" link. You can go directly to it here.
The current release is MineTime-1.5.1-x86_64.AppImage

Download the file, make it executable, and run.

Re: Need a good planner and schedule app for linux and Android.

Posted: Sun May 19, 2019 12:14 am
by rushilotti
Thanks,
I will definitely check it out.