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Ulauncher Reviews

Fast application launcher for Linux. Custom shortcuts for web URLs and scripts.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Ulauncher and what they use it for.
  • Just Perfection GNOME Shell Extension Version 23 (Codename Goya)
    Ulauncher. You can also watch this video to see what it can do. - Source: Reddit / about 1 month ago
  • Gnome usage question
    Https:// or - Source: Reddit / 2 months ago
  • Name a program that doesn't get enough love!
    Ulauncher an application launcher for Applications. With numerous extensions. It's also not to difficult to write an extension, so you can customise it with your workflow. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • XFCE 4.18 Released
    I'm also an old hardcore user of xfce (xubuntu) but I can't live without or similar projects. - Source: Hacker News / 3 months ago
  • I wish the Linux Mint search was smarter
    Consider using , Ubuntu now has a Spotlight extension too. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • how to launch ulauncher on startup, possibly not with runit?
    I currently am running Void with i3 and the default dmenu. I wanted to try out ulauncher app launcher. To get it to work, I launch using dmenu or type ulauncher in the CLI, then I hit escape to close it but it still stays in the system tray so that I can call it anytime (going forward) with $mod-Space. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • Albert – open-source keyboard launcher for Linux
    I've been using ulauncher lately — Though I'd like to find one that centers properly under Wayland. I'll have to dig into this list. - Source: Hacker News / 10 months ago
  • Is there any way of getting the windows 10 search bar into Linux?
    A possible option would also be installing a different launcher. For example Ulauncher. - Source: Reddit / 10 months ago
  • Question for Discord devs: Is there an API to talk with the official Discord client? (for OS integrations)
    Hi, I use ulauncher on linux and would like to write a Discord plugin for it. For this, I must be able to communicate with the Discord client and perform two operations:. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • any one got the pop shell extension working on gnome 42?
    Use Ulanucher instead of extensions for that. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • April desktop setup
    Throw ulauncher into the mess, bound to ALT+F2, and removed the start bar menu. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • How do I make Ubuntu search for a file using part of the file's contents?
    There are a few launcher options out there for Linux. One new one I've come across recently is Ulauncher. Seems like it's pretty close to Spotlight's functionality, so I'd see if you can set it to Super+Space for that Mac-like feel. - Source: Reddit / 12 months ago
  • Similar search to PopOS
    Maybe you should use ulauncher or Arc Menu with the option 'kRunner' enabled. The last option works very well as I used it last time on fedora and you can display it in the middle of the screen. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Install Albert launcher in Zorin OS 16.1 x86_64
    You can use instead. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Hot corner hurts Carpal tunnel. Can I use mouse button instead?
    Maybe Ulauncher is something for you: - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Transform any Telegram bot into (almost) an app
    In Ulauncher -- an application launcher for Linux -- you need to open settings and create a shortcut with xdg-open tg://resolve?domain=[bot_handle] (as discussed, can differ in other distributions) and allow it to run without arguments. - Source: / about 1 year ago
  • Ulauncher Alternatives Windows
    Do you know a similar or different application to the Ulauncher application on Linux? I used this app a lot when using Linux and it was a bit of a habit. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Krunner is a pain to use without TABing.
    You could take a look to Ulauncher you can use tab and shift+tab to move through the list. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Remove "applications" text from top bar
    I am pretty sure you cannot change the button text at least not without some under the hood tinkering, but if you want the spotlightesque launcher try ulauncher or Albert. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Just want to share my Mint
    Ever tried Ulauncher or similar? - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Pop!_OS 21.04’s COSMIC—why I don’t like it
    Launcher is speedy enough on a T460 Thinkpad, but personally I find ulauncher to be much more convenient. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

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