Last Updated on July 8, 2023
Ulauncher is a fast application launcher for Linux.
It has a minimal design, dependent on only a few resources, very fast, and works on virtually all Linux desktops. The software is written in Python, using GTK+.
The software is released under an open source license.
- Get instant search results as soon as you start typing.
- Fuzzy search – helps you find the software you’re looking for. The program also remembers your previous choices.
- Swift directory search.
- Custom color themes – there are 4 themes built-in, and you can create your own.
- Good range of extensions are available, and you can create your own. Ulauncher extensions are Python 2 programs that run as separate processes along with the app. Extensions have the same capabilities as any other program – they can access your directories, make network requests, etc. They receive the same rights as a user that runs Ulauncher.
- Shortcuts allow opening Web URLs in the default browser or executing custom scripts.
- Auto-downloads missing extensions.
- Fast directory browser. Type ~ or / to start. Press Alt+Enter to access an alt menu.
- Shortcuts for web search and user scripts.
- Wayland support.
- Launch Google and Wikipedia searches.
- Developer provides support for Debian, CentOS, Fedora, openSuSE, and Ubuntu.
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