(or emacs irrelevant)

Emacs completion for launching Linux desktop apps.

I'd like to highlight the new command counsel-linux-app that I recently added to the counsel package:


This command looks through your /usr/share/applications/*.desktop and offers to launch them, just like the launcher that you normally get when you press the super key. My current system is Ubuntu, and the launcher here is really horrible, so I'm glad to have a much faster and reliable replacement.

Here's another screenshot, I open the keyboard settings quite often: