Four Smart Things to do with the ALT+F2 Run Command in KDE

Posted by scrubs on Jun 30, 2012 3:56 AM EDT
Free Software Magazine; By Gary Richmond
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One of the first things that newcomers to GNU/Linux learn to do is to bypass big Start menus and blank screens (like Fluxbox) and use ALT+F2 to launch an application by simply typing in its name. Every desktop ecosystem has its own way of implementing this feature and I was pleasantly surprised, after a long absense from the KDE desktop, to see how it could be used to do some really clever things.

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