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    j4-dmenu-desktop is described as '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' and is a Application Launcher in the OS & Utilities category. There are more than 10 alternatives to j4-dmenu-desktop for Linux, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like j4-dmenu-desktop are Gnome Do (Free, Open Source), dmenu (Free, Open Source), Gnome-Pie (Free, Open Source) and FCorp My Quick Launch (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 7, 2021
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    j4-dmenu-desktop is a replacement for i3-dmenu-desktop. It's purpose is to find .desktop files and offer you a menu to...
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    1. A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.
    2. GNOME Do allows you to quickly search for many items present on your desktop or the web, and perform useful actions on those items.

      Discontinued

      The program seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 0.95.3, released on November 2014, can be still downloaded from Launchpad.



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      dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.
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      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.
    3. Faster access to your favorite files, folders, programs, etc.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer developed. Last version, released in August 2016, can be still bought from the official website.



    4. Application launcher with bash-like completion.
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      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.
    5. Colibri combines the raw power of the command line with the intuitive nature of a modern graphical user interface to define a revolutionary new way of managing your computer.

      Discontinued

      The project seems abandoned. Latest version, 17a, released in April 2007, can be still downloaded from the official website and it's working on Windows 10

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      Terminal-based application launcher for Unix-like systems.
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      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!
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