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Slingshot launcher Alternatives

Slingshot launcher is described as 'Slingshot is the lightweight and stylish app launcher designed for elementary OS ' and is a application launcher in the os & utilities category. There are six alternatives to Slingshot launcher for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is Keypirinha, which is free. Other great apps like Slingshot launcher are Gnome-Pie, Circle Dock, Slingscold and GNOME Launch Box.

Slingshot launcher 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 Slingshot launcher.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

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

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

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  2. Gnome-Pie icon

    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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  3. Circle Dock icon

    Circle Dock

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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.

    Discontinued

    Project is dead since 2008. Have a look at the forum:https://www.donationcoder.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=d4239krfp6h6ghtdigpph6v7o0&topic=42700.0

    Double Ring
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    Slingscold

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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  5. 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.

    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/

    GNOME Launch Box


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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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