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Update ulauncher to 5.12.2

Authored by algent on Aug 28 2021, 10:26 AM.




  • App launcher: Fix terminal commands with Desktop entries not launching
  • ulauncher-toggle: Switch to use #/bin/sh shebang for better compatibility
  • Fix issue launching apps with trailing spaces in the desktop entry
  • Fixed crashes due to GTK4 library incompatibility
  • Fuzzy matching improvements
  • Restore extension logging
  • Prevent apps from exiting if Ulauncher crashes or is terminated
  • Add support for GDK_BACKEND=wayland,x11
  • Respect DesktopEntry OnlyShowIn and NotShowIn
  • Fix ampersand breaking highlighting
  • Change the systemd file to auto-start more consistently
  • Support symlinks in extensions
  • Suggest ulauncher-toggle when ulauncher is already running

Signed-off-by: Algent Albrahimi <>

Test Plan
  • Launch different softwares using this ulauncher.
  • Use shortcuts:
    • g to search google.
    • wiki to search wikipedia.
  • Install different extensions like:
    • Process Murderer to kill different processes.
    • Github to search gists and repos. This requires the installation of python-pygithub.

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Event Timeline

algent created this revision.Aug 28 2021, 10:26 AM
algent requested review of this revision.Aug 28 2021, 10:26 AM
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Tue, Aug 31, 11:14 AM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Tue, Aug 31, 11:14 AM
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