Alternatives to Quick Search Box for Linux with any license

  • Synapse

    Synapse is a semantic launcher written in Vala that you can use to start applications as well as find and access relevant documents and files by making use of the...

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Gnome Do

    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 is inspired by...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The program seems to be no longer updated.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

    Fast application launcher for Linux. Custom shortcuts for web URLs and scripts. Extensions are coming soon.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • dmenu

    dmenu is a dynamic menu for X, originally designed for dwm. It manages large numbers of user-defined menu items efficiently.

    Free Open Source Linux

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  • Mutate

    Mutate is a simple launcher inspired by Alfred for Ubuntu. Be more productive with hotkeys, keywords and file actions at your fingertips.

    Free Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued The last commit to the GitHub repo was on November 5th, 2015.
  • GNOME Launch Box

    Launch Box is generally an application launcher. It's very influenced by Quicksilver for Mac OSX. Remember that this is only a first release so don't get your...

    Free Open Source Linux

    • Discontinued This app seems to be totaly discontinuited. The official page on Gnome project points to an inexistant git repo. In Debian archives, last known version is 0.2-1.1: https://archive.debian.net/fr/source/lenny/gnome-launch-box Activity at FTP link dates back to 2009: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-launch-box/
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