Poki Launcher is an application launcher for Linux. It tracks app usage then ranks apps based on frecency and fuzzy search. It's written in Rust and QML. I mostly made this for myself but if anyone else finds some use for it that'd be great.
Pre-built binaries for Linux (with glibc) are provided, attached to each release
dnf install qt5-qtbase-devel qt5-qtdeclarative-devel
git clone https://github.com/zethra/poki-launcher.git && cd poki-launcher cargo build --release --bin poki-launcher install -Dm755 target/release/poki-launcher /usr/bin/poki-launcher
To change any setting in the app copy the example config file installed
/usr/share/doc/packages/poki-launcher/examples/poki-launcher.hjson if installed
from the package other grab it from the repo.
Copy this file to
The list of config options and their defaults are in the example config file poki-launcher.hjson
Poki Launcher can also run as a krunner plugin, in addition to or instead of a stand alone app. Once poki-launcher krunner plugin is installed in can be enabled in Krunner settings. poki-krunner shares the same config file as poki-launcher. Config options related to the look of poki-launcher are ignored You will probably want to disable the Applications plugin so you don't get duplicate results.
git clone https://github.com/zethra/poki-launcher.git && cd poki-launcher cargo build --release --bin poki-krunner install -Dm755 "target/release/poki-krunner" "/usr/bin/poki-krunner" install -Dm644 "poki-krunner/dev.benaaron.poki-krunner.service" \ "/usr/share/dbus-1/services/dev.benaaron.poki-krunner.service" install -Dm644 "poki-krunner/plasma-runner-poki-launcher.desktop" \ "/usr/share/krunner/dbusplugins/plasma-runner-poki-launcher.desktop"
Q An app isn't in the list
A If the app's desktop file is in a directory that's
not in the
app_paths list in the config file they won't
show up. If the app was installed with flatpak or snap
uncomment the lines for those in the example config file.
Please send any and all patches, bugs, and questions to the stargazer mailing list ~firstname.lastname@example.org or submit a ticket to the bug tracker if you feel so inclined todo.sr.ht/~zethra/poki-launcher.
If you can package stargazer please do! I currently maintain an Arch package but if you can package for any other distro please do and let me know.