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Command line tool for setting timers

Ketchup timer is a command line tool that lets you set a timer and puts it in the background to let you keep working in the terminal window. When the time is up it will pop-up a notification to let you know that your time is up.


npm install -g ketchup-timer


Start a timer
ketchup start [number_of_minutes]

If no value is given it defaults to 25 minutes.

List running timers
ketchup list
Stop a timer
ketchup stop <id>

The id refers to the id of the timer. Get this id from the list of timers.


  1. Fork it!
  2. Create your feature branch: git checkout -b my-new-feature
  3. Commit your changes: git commit -am 'Add some feature'
  4. Push to the branch: git push origin my-new-feature
  5. Create new Pull Request.

Why ketchup timer?