Install Ulauncher on Raspberry Pi
All-in-one application launcher, Google search engine, calculator, file manager...
This is the best app launcher I've ever seen, though it can be a bit slow when searching. - Botspot
To run: Menu -> Accessories -> Ulauncher
To run in a terminal: ulauncher
Fortunately, Ulauncher is very easy to install on your Raspberry Pi in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Raspberry Pi.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Ulauncher.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, which is currently version Bullseye.
Raspberry Pi OS has 32-bit and 64-bit variants, both of which will run on most Raspberry Pi computers, including the Pi 3 and the Pi 4.
Ulauncher will run on either PiOS 32-bit or 64-bit.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Raspberry Pi with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Ulauncher.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Appearance category.
Now scroll down to find Ulauncher in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Ulauncher for you!