Adding search to alt+f2

Emre Erenoglu erenoglu at
Wed Jun 22 20:12:54 CEST 2011


I'm just a user. Why do we re-invent the wheel rather than using launchy for
example? (Gnome-do, etc?)


On Jun 22, 2011 7:37 PM, "Pedro" <darkiiiiii at> wrote:
> hmm, I think I missed that part when I was searching to see if you were
already working on it (although its different from what I was thinking, it
could provide a similar experience).
> It seems to be going pretty well :)
> I like the idea of been able to write extensions for the stuff you want to
show up in the search (be it websites, folders, etc)
> On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:50:05 +0100, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>
>> On Wed, 22 Jun 2011 10:28:39 -0400
>> Matt x <edelstahlratte at> wrote:
>>>    I would occasionally (not often) find useful an option to search
>>> for programs in the alt+f2 dialog, as you could in gnome2: start
>>> typing the name "thu" and get a list of matching programs (as long as
>>> results are shorter than a certain number?) below.  I think an option
>>> to disable this as well (off by default?) would be useful for those
>>> who want a smaller desktop resource wise.
>> We're working on it (Nick mainly):
>>  - Jannis
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