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Albert`: A Fast, Lightweight Quick Launcher For Linux
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labbe5

Joined: 13 Nov 2013
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PostPosted: Tue 20 Jan 2015, 11:54    Post_subject:  Albert`: A Fast, Lightweight Quick Launcher For Linux  

http://www.webupd8.org/2015/01/albert-fast-lightweight-quick-launcher.html

Some Puppy developers might find Albert interesting.

Here's a short description :

Albert` is a relatively new quick launcher for Linux.

What makes Albert special is that it’s very fast, lightweight and desktop environment agnostic (it’s based on Qt5, written in C++), so you can use it with whatever DE you want: Xfce, LXDE, LXQt, Cinnamon, Unity (if you don’t like the Dash) and so on.

initially, Albert used about 9-10 MB of RAM on my system but after I’ve set it to index some folders that contain a large number of files (about 280,000), its memory usage increased to about 280-300 MB.
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amigo

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Jan 2015, 02:52    Post_subject:  

HA ha ha, QT described as fast and lightweight! This is like using a large bulldozer to pick up a feather.
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