Install Todoist for Linux


  • Linux

If your computer’s running on Linux, what better way to keep your productivity going than to install Todoist for Linux? Grab a copy of Todoist from the Snap Store or by using AppImage, and follow the instructions below.

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Install Todoist using Snap

  1. If you don't already have Snap installed on your Linux device, follow the steps to install it on your Linux distribution.
  2. Open a terminal.
  3. Enter this command to install Todoist: sudo snap install todoist
  4. Enter this command to inhibit refreshes of snaps while running:

    sudo snap set core experimental.refresh-app-awareness=true

    Without this command, the refreshes could be disruptive to the operation of the Todoist app.

  5. Open Todoist.

Install Todoist using AppImage

  1. Open the latest release page of AppImageLauncher.
  2. Download and install the Lite version of AppImageLauncher for your system's architecture (either x86_64 or i386) and distribution.

    If there are issues with the Lite version, install the standard version.

  3. Download the latest Todoist AppImage.
  4. Open a terminal.
  5. Run the following command: ail-cli integrate <path to downloaded Todoist AppImage>

    For example:

    ail-cli integrate ~/Downloads/Todoist-linux-arm64-8.8.1.AppImage

  6. Open Todoist.

Uninstall Todoist using Snap

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Uninstall Todoist by running sudo snap remove todoist

Uninstall Todoist using AppImage

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Uninstall Todoist AppImage in two ways:
    • Run this command: rm ~/Applications/Todoist-*.AppImage
    • Run this command to uninstall AppImageLauncher Lite: ~/Downloads/appimagelauncher-lite-*.AppImage uninstall

Get in touch

If you’ve installed Todoist for Linux and ran into an issue or two, get in touch with us and include the following details in your report:

  • Todoist for Linux app version number
  • Installation method (for example: AppImage)
  • Screenshots of any errors or warning messages
  • Any troubleshooting steps you’ve tried to resolve the issue

We—Omar, Sergio, Evert, or another one of our 14 teammates—are more than happy to help!