Articles Tagged app launchers

Ulauncher 5.3 Released, Here’s How to Install it on Ubuntu

Linux app launcher Ulauncher 5.3 has been released with a number of changes. We show you how to install Ulauncher 5.3 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Linux Mint.

23 September 2019

Arc Menu GNOME Shell Extension Update Adds New Options, Better Performance

Fans of the Arc Menu extension for GNOME Shell desktops will want to upgrade to the latest release as it introduces a stack of new customisation options.

24 July 2019
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Arc Menu Extension Now Lets You Pin Your Fave Apps to the Sidebar

If you’re a fan of the Arc menu extension for GNOME Shell you may be interested to hear that an update is on the way. A new version of the traditional-style app menu, which is […]

18 June 2019
AppEditor lets you edit app menu entries on ubuntu

A Simple App Menu Editor for Ubuntu

If you’re looking for an easy way to edit application launchers and menu entries on Ubuntu there’s a new app that can help. ‘AppEditor‘ offers up an easy to use GUI through which you can […]

20 February 2018
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Arc Menu for GNOME Shell Now Lets You Edit Menu Button Icon, Text

The latest update to the popular Arc Menu extension for GNOME Shell finally let users customize the menu button. Fans of this open-source alternative to the Activities Overview have been asking for the ability to customize […]

11 July 2017

GNOME Pie App Launcher Serves Up a New Release

A fresh slice of GNOME Pie, a slick animated application launcher (and more) for Linux, is now available. GNOME Pie 0.7.1 arrives out of the oven with basic Wayland support, some minor usability and interaction improvements, […]

10 July 2017
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Arc is a New Applications Menu for GNOME Shell

Arc is a new applications menu for GNOME Shell. It replaces the 'Activities' button with a simple, two-panel app menu and search box.

23 May 2017
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Cerebro is an Open Source OS X Spotlight Equivalent for Linux

Cerebro is a Spotlight alternative for Linux, Windows and, bizarrely, macOS. Billed as an ‘open-source productivity booster with a brain’, Cerebro is an Electron app able to run across multiple platforms. It’s an extendable, open-source alternative to Spotlight and Alfred on […]

21 February 2017
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Ulauncher is a Lightweight App Launcher for Linux Desktops (Updated)

Launcher is a lightweight python-based application launcher for Linux that is also able to find files and folders and conduct Google searches.

18 February 2017
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Simple Menu Launcher Is The KDE App Launcher I’ve Been Dreaming Of

I’ve recently started using KDE Plasma again after several years of only poking around in GNOME-based desktops, e.g. Unity, Budgie, Cinnamon, etc. While I wouldn’t say I’m fully orientated in K Desktop Environment land just yet I […]

1 February 2017

Synapse or Albert — Which Is Your Favourite App Launcher for Linux?

We look at launcher apps in this post, with an intro to Synapse and word on newer alternative that you might not have heard about.

18 October 2016