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Slingscold is described as 'lightweight app launcher for GNU/Linux, written in Vala and utilizing GTK+ and Cairo' and is a application launcher. There are six alternatives to Slingscold for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Slingscold are Circle Dock, Gnome-Pie, Slingshot launcher and Fly-Pie.

Slingscold alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities or Web Search Engines. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Slingscold.
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Slingscold is a lightweight app launcher for GNU/Linux, written in Vala and utilizing GTK+ and Cairo.

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  1. Keypirinha icon


    • Windows
    151 alternatives to Keypirinha 

    A lightning fast and flexible keystroke launcher for Windows. No installation required (portable). Extensible with Python3 plugins.

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    1.  LightweightKeypirinha consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  PortableKeypirinha can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsKeypirinha can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    smart search
    customizable interface
  2. Circle Dock icon

    Circle Dock

    38 alternatives to Circle Dock 

    The idea behind Circle Dock is that the dock should appear where your mouse is instead of you having to move your mouse to the dock like with other programs. This is accomplished by making the dock a circular or spiral shape so that it can be placed anywhere, even near the edge...

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    Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:

    Double Ring

  3. Gnome-Pie icon


    16 alternatives to Gnome-Pie 

    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...

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  4. Slingshot launcher icon

    Slingshot launcher

    6 alternatives to Slingshot launcher 

    Slingshot is the lightweight and stylish app launcher designed for elementary OS .

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    Default grid view
  5. Fly-Pie icon


    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    17 alternatives to Fly-Pie 

    :pie: Fly-Pie is an innovative marking menu written as a GNOME Shell extension. - GitHub - Schneegans/Fly-Pie: Fly-Pie is an innovative marking menu written as a GNOME Shell extension.

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  6. GNOME Launch Box

    39 alternatives to 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 hopes up too much. Launch Box is written for the GNOME 2.10 platform and depends on GTK+ 2.

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    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: at FTP link dates back to 2009:

    GNOME Launch Box
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