Google Tasks webapp using Chromium Browser

alias gtasks='chromium-browser --app=https://mail.google.com/tasks/ig'
requires a gmail account, it opens Google tasks in a self contain window, to write your todo list and have it sync online yay =)

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By: Bonster
2011-12-05 22:11:00

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