You might have used several type of launchers or maybe currently using your desktop's default laucher/menu to launch application. If you want to try something new and different on your Linux then we present you ULauncher. It is simple and fast application launcher designed to use on Linux desktop written in Python programming language.
Ulauncher consumes very few system resources and has ability to run on almost every desktop environment such as: Gnome Shell, Gnome classic, Mate, Xfce, Lxde, Cinnamon, Openbox and so on.
Using Ulauncher you can search for applications on your system and you can also send search queries to Google, Wikipedia and Stack Overflow. Moreover, there are plenty of extensions available for Ulauncher which can be found on official website.

Main features:
  • Functionality can be extended with extensions.
  • Fuzzy search: Type in an application name without worrying about spelling. Ulauncher will figure out what you meant.
  • Fuzzy search: It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you
  • Custom color themes: Ulauncher provides 4 themes built in.
  • Custom color themes: If you need something different you can always create a custom color theme.
  • Shortcuts: Improve your workflow with customizable shortcuts. Create a shortcut for web search or your scripts or install a 3rd party extension
  • Fast directory browser: Browse files and directories with ease. Type ~ or / to start. Press Alt+Enter to access an alt menu

To install extension go to Preferences > extensions > add extension and paste the URL of extension you want to install.


Features:
  • Instant app launcher: Ulauncher provides instant search results. It also remembers your previous choices and automatically selects the best option for you.
  • Fuzzy search: Type in an application name without worrying about spelling. Ulauncher will figure out what you meant.
  • Shortcuts:​ Improve your workflow with customizable shortcuts. Create shortcut for web search or your scripts.
  • Fast directory browser:​ Browse files and directories with ease. (Type ~ or / to start. Press Alt+Enter to access an alt menu.)

Shortcuts to use ULauncher:
  • Ctrl+ Space - To open Ulauncher
  • / - search files
  • so - search in stackoverflow
  • g - search in google
  • wiki - search in wikipedia

Available for Ubuntu 19.04 Disco/18.04 Bionic/16.04 Xenial/Linux Mint 19/other Ubuntu derivatives
To install ULauncher in Ubuntu/Linux Mint open Terminal (Press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy the following commands in the Terminal:


That's it
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