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‘Takeoff’ Adds OS X Lion-Style App Launcher to KDE

OS X Lion Launchpad inspired Plasmoid ‘Takeoff’ brings a full screen application launcher to the Kubuntu desktop. 

Download/Install

Takeoff can be installed in Ubuntu 11.04 by adding the ‘Lffl Natty Extra’ PPA to your Software Sources: -

  • ppa:ferramroberto/nattyextra

After adding the PPA and running an update install Takeoff by clicking here.

Takeoff can be added to your desktop via ‘Add Wigets > takeoff‘.

The look of the launcher can also be fine tuned, with options to set the number of rows, columns and spacing between icons.