The slick task management tool Nitro has added a few new features.

Among them comes support for Ubuntu’s App Menu (‘global menu’):

Nitro Gains App Menu Support

which in turn brings a variety of keyboard shortcuts for creating, managing and editing tasks to users.

The applications’ own settings menu has gained an improved, sleeker look:

Nitro Settings Are Now Sleeker

and, just to tease you let you know it’s coming, a mock-up of the in-development ’Sync’ feature is also included:

Nitro Sync

These minor additions sit alongside an capable set of features, including: –

  • Date-based Smart Lists
  • Support for Task notes
  • Drag and drop reordering/adding to lists
  • Priority tags
  • Search feature
  • ‘Log Book’ listing all completed tasks
  • ‘Low Graphics’ mode for better performance
  • Various language support
  • Theme support


Nitro, which is also available as a webapp for Chrome/ium, is provided for Ubuntu users by way of a PPA. A source package for the more adventurous is also available for download.

All of the relevant information on installing/downloading Nitro can be found @

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