Spotlight Alternatives for Linux
Station is the first open-source smart browser for busy people. A single place for all of your web applications.
- - Station is the most popular Linux alternative to Spotlight.
- - Station is the most popular Open Source alternative to Spotlight.
DocFetcher is a portable German/English open source desktop search application. It allows you search the contents of documents on your computer. - You can think of it as Google for your local document repository.
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Albert is a C++/Qt based desktop agnostic keyboard launcher that helps you to accomplish your workflows in a breeze. Its goals are usability and beauty, performance and extensibility.
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- Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
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It's a great alternative for Linux users0
Cerebro is an open source and free electron-based productivity software alternative to Alfred and Spotlight. It is focused on speed and good UI and UX. In most cases you don't even need to open another application, because you can see results right in Cerebro, like google...
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Rofi started as clone of simpleswitcher, written by Sean Pringle a popup window switcher roughly based on superswitcher. Simpleswitcher laid the foundations and therefor Sean Pringle deserves most of the credit for this tool.
Catapult allows you to easily launch apps, open files and do basic calculations with a keyboard-driven user interface. Custom plugins and themes can be loaded dynamically.
Unleash.so brings all the scattered pieces of data from your cloud and computer right to you. You can search across your workspace, launch web pages and take quick actions from one search bar, such as: RSVP events, start AWS instances and more.
KRunner is the launcher built into the Plasma desktop.
Comments about Krunner as a Alternative to Spotlight
Quite comfortable to use if you install KDE's Plasma.0
Zazu is a new open source productivity app, that allows developers to be in the drivers seat. Unlike other solutions, there is no built-in integrations, so every plugin has the full scope of what Zazu has to offer.Discontinued
Repo archived by authors. No updates or releases, and no recent commits. Based on obsolete versions of underlying tools/platform.
TextSeek is a professional full-text desktop search tool. Unlike the filename search tool like Everything and Listary, TextSeek can search filename and file content easily and quickly. It supports PDF, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, RTF and other formats.