[Solved] Ubuntu style Dash launcher in Mint?

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[Solved] Ubuntu style Dash launcher in Mint?

Postby Spinnekop on Mon Apr 22, 2013 4:04 am

I tried to search on Dash but it doesn't have enough letters (minimum 5 for a search) so forgive me if this question has been asked before and it may come under the category of "stupid" questions :oops:

I started with Mint Cinnamon, tried Ubuntu for a bit and have now come back to Mint. The one thing I miss, having gotten used to it, is Dash - being able to search for/launch programs and files (but not shopping!) all in one place.

Is there any similar thing one can use in Mint? And the other reason I came back to Mint btw was because the forum is more helpful and friendly!! :wink:

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Re: Ubuntu style Dash launcher in Mint?

Postby nerdtron on Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:20 am

If you want to have a launcher that can search programs fast, try installing GNOME-DO.
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sudo apt-get install gnome-do


More info in their website http://cooperteam.net/
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Re: Ubuntu style Dash launcher in Mint?

Postby Spinnekop on Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:40 am

Hi nerdtron. Thanks for that - shall give it a go!!!
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[Solved] Re: Ubuntu style Dash launcher in Mint?

Postby Spinnekop on Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:10 pm

Synapse works pretty well too
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