WakaTime for Gedit Gedit

The open source plugin for productivity metrics, goals, leaderboards, and automatic time tracking.


  1. Download the latest plugin release from GitHub.

  2. Run the install.py script as root.

  3. Edit ~/.wakatime.cfg and add your apikey as follows:

    [settings] api_key = <your-api-key>

  4. Activate the plugin in Gedit from EditPreferencesPlugins.

  5. Use Gedit like normal and your stats will automatically show on your WakaTime Dashboard.

WakaTime plugins collect file path and project names from your IDE. Learn more about data collected and privacy.