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I need a Task/Todo/Self-organizer solution with the following requirements:

  • Offline access on laptop & mobile (via browser extension or native client)
  • Support for Android (via mobile web UI or native app)
  • Support for Linux/Fedora (not via Adobe AIR or Wine could be browser extension as long as it has offline support)
  • Sync between laptop & android phone
  • Based on GTD or similar (not really an absolute requirement, could be something as simple as Tomboy or Gnote but with above mentioned features)
  • Free or paid
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Writing this as a comment, since it is not a real answer: Unfortunately the Android client of taskwarrior is not done yet, until this awesome tool for the command line is stuck on Desktop platforms (but it syncs via Dropbox or ssh). –  0x6d64 Mar 28 '13 at 12:22
    
Toodledo web app scores a 5/6, when coupled with Android app "DGT-GTD" and appropriate plugin. It lacks offline support for GNU (for any PC platform in fact), but the email support (in and out) is a correct workaround if you use an offline-enabled mail user agent (thunderbird). Both have a nice feature set, even with the free version. toodledo.com/index.php?ref=td503293dba88ea (referral link) and dgtale.ch –  PPC Apr 1 '13 at 15:38
    
take a look at taskcoach –  Zaffy Apr 4 '13 at 13:03

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The most powerful option is Emacs with org-mode. I would call org-mode basically your own productivity application starter kit, thus many have used it to create their own GTD based work-flows. Emacs itself has a really big learning curve but I think it's worth it. Once you understand the basics of Emacs org-mode is really easy to get started with. You can easily sync it everywhere just using Dropbox or any other cloud service. It's just plain text files so you can edit them anywhere. But there's an Android app for easily interacting with org-mode on the go.

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I appreciate the answer, however, to be honest I really don't want to have to through a new learning curve. But thanks for the feedback. –  icebrian Mar 28 '13 at 2:18

This online planner satifisfies all your requirements except for the fact it doesn't work offline :(

[ ] Offline access on laptop & mobile (via browser extension or native client)

For some people, this is an absolute requirement, for most people, it is just a nice to have. I don't know your situation.

[X] Support for Android (via mobile web UI or native app)

Both via Android app from Google Play and via mobile web

[X] Support for Linux/Fedora (not via Adobe AIR or Wine could be browser extension as long as it has offline support)

Any modern browser would do.

[X] Sync between laptop & android phone

Synchronizes the data to the cloud. Also you can integrate it with your Google Tasks / Google Calendar.

[X] Based on GTD or similar (not really an absolute requirement, could be something as simple as Tomboy or Gnote but with above mentioned features)

Based on 7 habits and GTD.

[X] Free or paid

Free with premium features.

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Definately interesting, nice interface and nice method of organizing, pitty it doesn't have any offline capability :( –  icebrian Mar 28 '13 at 17:09

Todo.txt is a command-line based todo list which might fit your needs. It's meant for Linux, aims to be simple to set up and use and allows you to add or read tasks "on the fly" from the command line when you're in the middle of doing something else. Tasks can contain a @context and mention a +project they come from (typed with @ and +, which are considered special symbols for this purpose). It can synchronize with an Android version via Dropbox.

The name stems from the fact that all information is stored in a single plain text file, which means that you can also occasionally open that file with your favorite editor if you want to make bulk changes. Also, for the record, this task list manager was designes by Gina Trapani, the founder of the Lifehacker blogsite

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