Hamster Time Tracker on Ubuntu 18.04/Bionic

I’ve been a huge fan of the Hamster Time Tracking tool. And that for years! It made tracking my time spent on various commercial projects a breeze.

However, this project is undergoing a major refactoring and is no longer available available from the Ubuntu repositories. Sadly, a fact that I discovered after upgrading my Laptop from Linux Mint 18.2 to 19.1.

Using instructions from this github comment, I was able to get it installed and working on my Ubuntu 18.04 (which underpins Linux Mint 19.1), using packages from 17.10:

Since this was a fresh install, I had to copy my old Hamster database across. The database is located in: