Calendar application with simple events list (not days, weeks or months) - any suggestions?

sktsee sktsee at
Sat Jan 9 19:43:20 UTC 2010

On Sat, 09 Jan 2010 12:02:55 +0000, Chris G wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 11:03:55AM -0800, NoOp wrote:
>> On 01/08/2010 08:47 AM, Chris G wrote:
>> > I'm looking for a calendar/task application that's capable of showing
>> > upcoming events as a simple list as opposed to showing a day, week or
>> > month view.
>> > 
>> > I.e. I want to see, say, the next ten events regardless of how far
>> > apart they are.  If they're all tomorrow then I will just see ten
>> > events tomorrow, if they're all months ahead I will *still* see the
>> > next ten events spaced over several months.
>> > 
>> > Can anyone suggest an application that can show things this way?
>> > Apart from the viewing requirement I just want a fairly simple
>> > task/calendar application.
>> > 
>> > 
>> Perhaps lightning (if you are using Thunderbird or SeaMonkey), or
>> sunbird if you want a stand alone.
>> The task window will show task for: Today, Tomorrow, Soon.
>> both are also in the repositories, but I install directly from
>> In the repo's, lightning is 'lightning-extension'.
> I've been playing with Sunbird, it's sort of OK but not ideal.
>     I would like to be able to get rid of the calendar view completely.
>     I'd like to see dates on the task list, i.e. without having to open
>     the tasks.

Gtg (Getting Things Gnome) might meet your requirements. Here's its 

The developer also lists other task managers for Gnome and links to their 
project pages on his site, so you can check out some of those as well. 


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