application launcher

Prevent GNOME Do from Popping Up at Logon

Prevent GNOME Do from Popping Up at Logon

The Digi.Wander.Lust blog posts a handy tip for users of Linux application launcher GNOME Do who find its default pop-up at logon a bit annoying. If you’re rocking an Ubuntu system, head to the “Sessions” item in your “Preferences” menu, select GNOME Do and hit edit, then add —quiet (use…

Kana Launcher Triggers Floating Shortcuts with a Hotkey

Kana Launcher Triggers Floating Shortcuts with a Hotkey

Windows only: Free menu and icon launcher Kana Launcher won’t be a boon to those who’ve given Launchy or another app-finder a home on their desktop, but it might just fit the bill for those looking to reduce desktop clutter and stop digging through Start menus. Sitting in the system…

Top 10 Quicksilver Plug-ins

Top 10 Quicksilver Plug-ins

Open source Mac utility Quicksilver isn’t just an application launcher—it’s a comprehensive keyboard interface. Launching applications and documents is just Quicksilver’s gateway drug: The more you get used to doing things with Quicksilver, the more things you want to do with it. Out of the box Quicksilver comes with the…