Gnome-Pie – slick application launcher for Linux

Gnome-Pie is a circular application launcher for Linux that’s meant to be fun, easy to use, fast, and visually attractive.

It is made of several pies, each consisting of multiple slices. The user presses a key stroke which opens the desired pie.

By activating one of its slices, applications may be launched, key presses may be simulated or files can be opened.

Features include:

  • Open pies with gestures.
  • Open pies with a launcher.
  • Assign hotkeys to combinations of mouse buttons and modifier keys.
  • Basic Wayland support.
  • Default Pies – Alt Tab, Applications, Bookmarks, Main Menu, Multimedia, Session, and Window.
  • Select slices by typing their names.
  • Clipboard management.
  • Configurable activation radius, global scale, and maximum slices per pie.
  • Themes – Funky, Numix, Adwaita, Analog Clock, Simple, Adwaita Big, Slim, O-Pie, Minimalistic Text, Space Clock, Bright, Elementary, Unity, and Glossy.
  • Theme export and import functionality.

Support: GitHub code repository
Developer: Simon Schneegans
License: MIT license


Gnome-Pie Settings

Gnome-Pie is written in Vala. Learn Vala with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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