Articles Tagged synapse

best app launchers for linux

Essential Guide: The Best App Launchers for Ubuntu & Linux Mint

Ubuntu’s default app launcher is the GNOME Shell Applications Overview — but this full-screen grid of icons doesn’t suit everyone’s tastes. We share our favourite Linux app launchers, all of which work on Ubuntu & […]

16 August 2019

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

Indicator-Synapse Brings Spotlight-Like Search Bar to Linux

Take a semantic Zeitgeist-powered application/file launcher and bind it to the panel. What do you get? Something worth putting in the spotlight, that's what.

12 September 2013
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Semantic Launcher Synapse Sees New Release

It's been a literal age since we last mentioned the neat semantic file and application launcher Synapse - but today saw the release of Synapse 0.2.8, and with a new release comes new features...

19 September 2011
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Synapse launcher update brings new theme, more options

A new release of semantic file and application search tool 'Synapse' has been made available for download. Although similar in function to other launchers, such as GNOME Do or Launchy, the vala-written Synapse is lightweight in resource use and fast in presenting a variety of results thanks to tight Zeitgeist integration.

7 April 2011
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Synapse update adds new plugins, results improvements

A new release of semantic file launcher Synapse has been made available for download.

13 December 2010
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Do launcher says “I ain’t dead”, sees first new release in a year

"It lives!" cries the release announcement and by jove I suspect many will be surprised to hear that the original launcher app 'Do' (formally known as GNOME Do) has been updated this week.

9 December 2010

Mono icons for Synapse’s new app indicator

In an update to semantic launcher 'Synapse' an indicator-applet landed and, for now at least, it's not optional. So here are 3 ace mono-icons to replace it with.

6 December 2010
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Track banshee played songs with zeitgeist and view through Synapse

Want to get Zeitgeist to track your Banshee play history? Do you then want to view it through the ace new Synapse launcher? You're in luck!

3 December 2010
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Meet Synapse – the super fast new GNOME Do replacement

It's finally arrived. After weeks of leaking screenshots and juicy tidbits on a 'mystery new launcher' we can reveal what it is. Called Synapse, the launcher is light, fast, zeitgeist powered and can do some incredible things thanks to tight Zeitgeist integration.

30 November 2010

Meet Elegant New Jabber Client ‘Synapse’

Synapse is a Jabber-only based messaging client designed to look good as well as work well. Whilst many current IM clients support jabber (Such as Pidgin and Gnome’s Empathy) Synapse makes no bones about the […]

14 April 2009