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A lean application menu and launcher for GNOME





Cardapio is a software, a menu that can work in two modes: as a panel applet (in which case it is an alternative to Gnome's application menu applet) or as a stand-alone launcher (in which case it is an alternative to the simplest use-cases of Gnome Do). It features a beautiful gtk-native interface, and includes plugins for performing inline Tracker and Google searches.


In Ubuntu, run the following commands on your terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cardapio-team/unstable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cardapio

In other distributions:

bzr clone lp:cardapio
cd cardapio
sudo make install
cd ..
sudo rm -rf cardapio

Note that Cardapio's Tracker plugin requires Tracker 0.9 or above. To install it on Ubuntu, use the commands below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tracker-team/tracker-unstable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tracker


To use as a panel applet, simply add it as usual: Right-click the panel, select
"Add to panel", then choose "Cardapio".

To use as a launcher instead, make sure Cardapio is not used as an applet first, then run:

cardapio hidden

Once cardapio is running, you can access it using Super+Space. You can change this keybinding through Cardapio's Preferences window.

Have fun!

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Last updated on August 3rd, 2010

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