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watson - helps you monitoring your time




Watson is a tool aimed at helping you monitoring your time.

You just have to tell Watson when you start working on your project with the `start` command, and you can stop the timer when you're done with the `stop` command.


Show the version and exit.
Show this manpage and exit.


Cancel the last call to the start command. The time will not be recorded.
Get and set configuration options.
Edit a frame.
Display the list of all frame IDs.
Display help information.
Display each recorded session during the given timespan
Perform a merge of the existing frames with a conflicting frames file.
Display the list of all the existing projects.
Remove a frame.
Rename a project or tag.
Display a report of the time spent on each project.
Restart monitoring time for a previously stopped project.
Start monitoring time for the given project.
Display when the current project was started and the time spent since.
Stop monitoring time for the current project.
Get the frames from the server and push the new ones.
Display the list of all the tags.


This manual page was generate by genallman shellscript that uses txt2man. The script was created by Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>. The manpage was made for the watson package of the Debian project (but may be used by others)

If more information is necessary, please read the online documentation at

Mai 2018 Watson 1.6.0