Albert is a C++/Qt based desktop agnostic keyboard launcher that helps you to accomplish your workflows in a breeze. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility.
- - Albert is the most popular Linux alternative to dmenu.
- - Albert is the most popular Open Source alternative to dmenu.
- Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
Comments about Ulauncher as a Alternative to dmenu
Its like keypirinha but for linux, very nice to use and have nice modules to extend.0
GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.
Gnome Do FeaturesDiscontinued
The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.
Rofi started as clone of simpleswitcher, written by Sean Pringle a popup window switcher roughly based on superswitcher. Simpleswitcher laid the foundations and therefor Sean Pringle deserves most of the credit for this tool.
Comments about Rofi as a Alternative to dmenu
It's just like UI component to show filterable list without much other logic, it's possible to simply create launcher with custom behavior.1
it's more exstensible and more powerful, yet light0
Gnome-Pie is a circular application launcher for Linux. 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...
Welcome! This is xlunch, the coolest graphical app launcher for Xorg/X11. It requires only pure Xlib and Imlib2. It allows you to run programs, commands, or simply select something out of a list using your mouse, keyboard, or both!
Application launcher with bash-like completion. It's a simple program which provides a "run program" window, featuring a bash-like TAB completion. It uses GTK+ interface. Also, supports CTRL-R / CTRL-S / "!" for searching through history. Running commands.
j4-dmenu-desktop is a replacement for i3-dmenu-desktop. It's purpose is to find .desktop files and offer you a menu to start an application using dmenu. Since r2.7 j4-dmenu-desktop doesn't require i3wm anymore and should work just fine on about any desktop environment.
Comments about j4-dmenu-desktop as a Alternative to dmenu
Consider dmenu as also loading desktop files, so you can find your applications easily. j4-dmenu-desktop is the best alternative to dmenu.0
gRun is a GTK based Run dialog that closely resembles the Windows Run dialog, just like xexec. It has a intelligent history mechanism and a dual level fork() mechanism for launching the application in its own process.