How to Install Ulauncher in Ubuntu?

Ulauncher is a fast app launcher which allows searching app and files by pressing hotkeys. Ulauncher is written in Python with GTK+. Below are some Ulauncher app launcher features:

  • Fuzzy search (type in app name without worrying about spelling)
  • built-in themes
  • customizable shortcuts
  • Search Google, Wikiepdia, and Stack Overflow
  • wide range of plugins

1. add PPA for Ulauncher: Open terminal from the application menu and type this command to add the PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:agornostal/ulauncher

and press Enter.

Adding PPA for Ulauncher

2. Check for Updates: Update PPAs on your system, using the below command

$ sudo apt update

3. Install Ulauncher: Use the below command to install Ulauncher and press Y.

$ sudo apt install ulauncher

Installing Ulauncher

How to Uninstall Ulauncher?

Step 1: To remove the PPA repository from system

$ sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:agornostal/ulauncher

Step 2: To remove the app launcher, run this command:

$ sudo apt remove ulauncher
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