Beautimer is a quick and easy to use countdown timer, which allows users to count down hours and minutes of your choice. When the countdown is over, an alarm sound will be played automatically.

To install Beautimer on Ubuntu 11.04/10.10, open the terminal and run these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:andreacondoluci/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install beautimer

For Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), install with these commands from the terminal:

wget https://code.launchpad.net/~andreacondoluci/+archive/ppa/+build/2539102/+files/beautimer_0.2-0~21~natty1_all.deb

sudo dpkg -i beautimer_0.2-0~21~natty1_all.deb

You can then start Beautimer via the Unity dash:

Type your time in the provided boxes and click Start:

To keep a shortcut for Beautimer in the Unity launcher, right click its icon and select Keep in launcher:

That's it!

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