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Slingscold Alternatives for Linux

There are many alternatives to Slingscold for Linux if you are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Gnome-Pie, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked six alternatives to Slingscold and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Slingscold are Slingshot launcher, Fly-Pie and GNOME Launch Box.

Slingscold alternatives are mainly Application Launchers but may also be File Search Utilities. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Slingscold.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Slingscold is a lightweight app launcher for GNU/Linux, written in Vala and utilizing GTK+ and Cairo.

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    Gnome-Pie

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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  2. Slingshot launcher icon

    Slingshot launcher

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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    Fly-Pie

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    :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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  4. GNOME Launch Box

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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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    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-boxActivity at FTP link dates back to 2009:http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gnome-launch-box/

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