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A pie menu launcher for linux. Read the release announcement of version 0.6.8 at Or have a look at the homepage!
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Gnome-Pie is a circular application launcher for Linux. It is made of several pies, each consisting of multiple slices. The user presses a key stroke which opens the desired pie. By activating one of its slices, applications may be launched, key presses may be simulated or files can be opened.

Installing from a PPA!

There is a PPA with a recent version of Gnome-Pie. If you simply want to test it, it's very easy to install:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:simonschneegans/testing
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gnome-pie

Compiling and installing from source & Usage

Please refer to the guides on Gnome-Pie's homepage!

Support my work!

I really like working on Gnome-Pie — and you can help improving it! There are multiple ways:

Translate Gnome-Pie!

This is really easy: There is an how-to available!


If you can’t afford the time to do the stuff mentioned above, but still want to help — you can help improving this software by buying some drinks for a poor student ;) ! You can do this with the Flattr or by donating via PayPal. If you happen to dislike PayPal, send a mail to and we can chat about this!


Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Simon Schneegans

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see

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