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 five alternatives to Slingscold and three of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Slingscold are Slingshot launcher (Free, Open Source) and GNOME Launch Box (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 22, 2019

    1. 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. Lightweight, stylish Launcher for Elementary OS.
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    3. 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.

      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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